Commonly men suffer continence issues following prostate surgery, but incontinence, frequency and urgency can also arise for other reasons. Pelvic pain in men can occur for a number of reasons. Increasingly we are becoming aware that an overactive pelvic floor is contributing to the pain men feel- whether it be penile, testicular or generalised pelvic pain. Bladder pain can also be related to an overly tight pelvic floor. Pudendal neuralgia can be exacerbated in cyclists and other conditions treated include erectile dysfunction.
Some men can also have many bowel difficulties with problems such as rectal prolapse occurring from lifting excessively heavy weights at the gym or repeatedly straining at stool. Other bowel issues include, Faecal incontinence, Rectal prolapse, constip[ation , and pain. Treatment can help with ease of defaecation and prevent further damage and includes education about Pelvic Floor Safe exercising, correxct position for opening bowels and dietary changes where necessary.