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There is currently a rising tide of interest, knowledge and training in Pelvic Health Physiotherapy in New Zealand. 

In society we hear more and more about pelvic floor muscles post pregnancy, helping control incontinence and reducing the complications of prolapses but what about Men's Pelvic Health. What's down there and what's happening? Taboos are breaking down, guys are becoming more proactive about their health status whether they like it or not and Pelvic Health is a really important area.

Right Guys! Conditions of incontinence, bowel dysfunctions, sexual dysfunctions and Post Operative complications can now be dealt with and remedied by Pelvic Health Physiotherapy. In many cases we want to prehab your pelvic floor muscles to prepare them for future function and strength so timeframes to recoveries and returning to functional abilities is optimised. With 95-99% of males incontinent post prostate surgery, Pelvic Floor muscle exercises can reduce leakage timeframes from 12 months to 3 months as well as improve sexual function. Over 1 million kiwis suffer continence issues. 20% of people being Male yet 84% of people will suffer in silence and not go see their Health Professional.

Bureta Physiotherapy now has a dedicated Pelvic Health team passionate about Men's and Women's Pelvic Health and we are looking to break down the barriers, normalise pelvic concerns, and provide a professional and progressive physiotherapy service to the Men and Women of the Bay of Plenty. So lets not suffer in silence. Lets open our minds and take that first difficult step to gain your normal life back that's challenging the future. 

To book a Pelvic floor assessment please call 07 576 1860 or email

Marcel Gyde

Men's and Women's Pelvic Health Physiotherapist