The Alexandra HospitalMill Lane, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 2PX Directions
Mon - Sun: 24-hours
Due to COVID restrictions no visitors are currently allowed
Yes - 440 spaces
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Specialist physiotherapists provide advice, education and treatment techniques for a range of conditions including:
A weak pelvic floor can lead to involuntary loss of urine or incontinence. It may only happen occasionally and may only be small amounts, but it can still affect your confidence and stop you doing everyday things such as travelling or taking part in sports.
Women of all ages suffer from embarrassing urinary incontinence symptoms at some point in their lives. A number of factors can lead to weak pelvic floor muscles including childbirth, heavy lifting, persistent constipation, a chronic cough or being overweight. It can take some women up to 10 years to seek help for continence problems, either because they are too embarrassed, they don’t want to bother their GP or because they think its normal. (1) So, if you are among them, you are definitely not alone.
All inpatients are taught abdominal and pelvic floor exercises. Advice is also provided regarding posture, lifting and handling, toileting and potential continence problems.
All patients are encouraged to attend physiotherapy as an outpatient, six weeks post-surgery. However, patients can contact the department at any stage to discuss exercises and or concerns.
The Specialist team of Women’s Health Physiotherapists can be contacted on 0161 495 7034 option 2.
Please click here to do the validated ICIQ-SF questionnaire to assess continence.
If you are paying for yourself, we can usually offer an upfront cost which you can then choose to pay in full or access one of our easy payment options.
If you have insurance, we can arrange direct settlement with your insurance provider, although you should check in advance to see if your treatment is covered. For more information, visit our private medical insurance page.