Normalizing the conversation about pelvic health problems
[Glasgow Daily Times, 2/19/19] If a person who is over the age of 65 is getting up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom more than once, then he or she may be experiencing some problems that can be addressed by a physical therapist specializing in pelvic health.
Alexis Smith, a physical therapist who works for T.J. Samson Rehabilitation Services, is one such person.
She was the guest speaker Tuesday for T.J. Regional Health’s monthly Lunch and Learn seminar. Smith talked about a variety of issues relating to pelvic health, including problems with urinating urgency and frequency.
“Some of us need to retrain our bladders to work on our schedules and not the other way around,” she said.
The normal number of times a person should urinate a day is seven.
“If you are going more than that then you may have some urgency (and) frequency problems that we can work on,” she said. “When it starts interfering with your life, then that’s when you go seek help.”……
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