The pelvic floor has a very important role to play in bowel health. Bowel problems can be categorised into incontinence of varying degrees (the involuntary leakage of solid / liquid stool or gas) and defaecatory disorders (inability to actually open the bowels and complete to a satisfying conclusion).

Pelvic Health Physiotheapist Kate Walsh helped us to understand how the pelvic floor is involved in bowel functon and can be read on our blog page here.

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