Athletes are at higher risk to develop UI, loss of gas, and sexual dysfunctions, either practicing high-impact or strong-effort activities. Thus, pelvic floor must be considered as an entity and addressed as well. Also, women involved in long-term high-impact and strengthening sports should be advised of the impact of such activities on pelvic floor function and offered preventive PFD strategies as well.
The Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy with myofasical release techniques improves urinary symptoms while avoiding medications and more invasive therapies. The high dropout rates suggest that motivation or logistic factors may play a significant role in the utilization and success of this treatment option.
In women presenting with urinary incontinence in conjunction with sexual dysfunction, physiotherapy is beneficial to improve overall sexual function. However no specific form of physiotherapy is beneficial over another.