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Bladder and Bowel Diary

Keeping this diary helps us to make an assessment of how your bladder and bowel is working and gives us an idea of the amount you drink, the amount of urine your bladder can hold, how often you pass urine, when you open your bowel and what type of stool you pass ... read more

 
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Bladder Diary

Keeping a bladder diary helps us to make an assessment of how your bladder is working and gives us an idea of the amount you drink, the amount of urine your bladder can hold, and how often you pass urine ... read more

 
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How to Improve Bladder and Bowel Problems

Your treatment may involve attending an information class, as well as an individual treatment session where we will discuss your individual problems in detail and how your symptoms affect you. As part of your treatment you may be offered an examination of your pelvic floor muscles. You physiotherapist will discuss this with you ... read more

 
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If in doubt - check it out: Pregnancy Complications

During pregnancy it is normal to develop symptoms that you have not experienced before due to the changes happening throughout your body. However, there are certain symptoms that should not be ignored and may require urgent medical attention. This leaflet is to advise on which symptoms you should seek immediate medical attention for, either via the Midwife Assessment Unit or A&E. Remember it is always better to err on the side of caution ... read more

 
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Looking After Your Bowels

Everyone will at some point in their lifetime experience short periods of constipation or loose stool. It is important that you try to look after your bowels at all times, but particularly important that you take steps to improve your bowel management and function if you experience any of these symptoms on a regular basis ... read more

 
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Pelvic Floor Exercises

During your treatment session a physiotherapist will discuss your individual problems in detail and how your symptoms affect you. As part of your treatment you may be offered an examination of your pelvic floor muscles. You physiotherapist will discuss this with you ... read more

 
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Vaginal and Rectal Examinations

This leaflet is intended to answer any questions that you may have regarding your pelvic floor examination which may include a vaginal or rectal examination. It is not, however intended to replace discussion with your Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapist.

This leaflet should be read before consenting to vaginal or rectal examinations, which may be performed as part of your assessment. All of our Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapists are female ... read more