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If your pelvic floor health is strong, your pelvic organs have the proper support. However, if your pelvic muscles are weak, it could cause problems, such as incontinence or prolapse.

A weak pelvic floor is something many women experience as a result of age, childbirth, constipation, and pelvic injuries or trauma. Your provider can make recommendations to help reduce any discomfort you feel.

When To Talk to Your Provider About Pelvic Floor Health

If you’re experiencing chronic or long-term pelvic pain, you may need to talk to your provider about possible solutions. This could be a symptom of pelvic floor dysfunction.

Other possible signs may include:

  • Constipation
  • Leaking stool or urine
  • Painful urination
  • Unexplained lower back pain
  • Problems inserting tampons
  • Difficulty with sexual relations

Your healthcare provider can determine if your symptoms result from pelvic floor dysfunction and how to treat it. 

Make an Appointment With Your Square Care Medical Group Provider

If you’re experiencing frequent or chronic pelvic pain, it could result from pelvic floor dysfunction. The providers at Square Care Medical Group are compassionate and experienced in all areas of women’s health.

Contact your provider to schedule an appointment.