Vaginal Atrophy Treatment in Sheffield
Our Vaginal Atrophy Treatment service is a specialist pelvic health Physiotherapy service that addresses symptoms of Vaginal Atrophy in menopausal women. Our trained pelvic health Physiotherapists will assess your condition, and create a tailored treatment plan that will help to manage your condition and ease discomfort.
What is Vaginal Atrophy Treatment?
Vaginal Atrophy is thinning, dryness, and inflammation of the vaginal walls which can occur during menopause or during breastfeeding, due to changes in oestrogen. Our Vaginal Atrophy Treatment service includes pelvic floor Physiotherapy and conditioning to either activate, or relax the pelvic floor, optimising function.
What to Expect from Vaginal Atrophy Treatment
Before we can begin treatment, it is important to discuss your pelvic health history, including any pregnancies, infections, or trauma. We’ll may ask that you consult with your GP, as a urine sample or swabs may be required.
Your assessment may include a pelvic floor examination. For this, we will ask you to undress from the waist down. We will provide you with a cover, and a chaperone if necessary. This examination will usually be performed laying down, but we may also need to assess your pelvic floor condition standing.
After this initial assessment, you will leave with a plan of as at-home treatments and exercises, including any lifestyle modifications, where appropriate.
Who is Vaginal Atrophy Treatment For?
Vaginal Atrophy Treatment is for menopausal women who are experiencing symptoms including:
- Dryness in the vagina
- Burning sensation in the vagina
- Pain during sex
- Light bleeding during sex
- Decreased vaginal lubrication during sex
- Itching of the genitals
- Burning sensation when urinating
- Urgency when urinating
- More frequent UTIs
- Urinary incontinence
- Feeling of shortening and/or tightening of the vagina
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