The techniques of Pelviperineological Physiotherapy, hypopressive gymnastics, Biofeedback, or Electrostimulation reduce and, in some cases, eliminate the symptoms associated with menopause such as hot flashes, palpitations, dizziness, sleep problems, changes in mood or headaches, according to the Professional Association of Physiotherapists of the Community of Madrid (CPFCM).
On the occasion of World Menopause Day, which is celebrated on October 18, physiotherapists recommend going to a physiotherapist to help alleviate the characteristic symptoms of this natural process, which involves physiological, metabolic and hormonal changes. “Many women are unaware that they can find an ally in physiotherapy to improve their quality of life and, in this sense, we believe that with information we can generate behavioral patterns that generate health and well-being,” says the general secretary of the Professional College of Physiotherapists of the Community of Madrid (CPFCM), Montserrat Ruiz-Olivares.
Also, during the clip, it is explained how physiotherapy can help in other symptoms such as urinary incontinence, vaginal dryness or pain during sexual intercourse, constipation and fecal incontinence.
“Menopause is not a disease, it is a natural process of all women between 45 and 55 years, ” says Ruiz-Olivares, who insists that “we must provide all available resources to reduce the discomforts that this change in woman’s life. “