Pelvic Floor Dysfunction Treatment in Atlanta

The pelvic floor is the layer of muscles at the bottom of the pelvis that support the organs of the pelvis including the bladder, rectum, and uterus in women and prostate in men. Pelvic floor dysfunction is a general term that includes weakness of the pelvic floor muscles or discoordination of muscle contraction. Symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction are variable and can include bowel and/or bladder incontinence, prolapse (protrusion) of the pelvic organs, or discomfort in the pelvic region. Treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction is quite variable depending on the symptoms. It often involves a team of providers including urologists, gynecologists or urogynecologists, colorectal surgeons and physical therapists.