International Journal of Physiology, Sports and Physical Education

International Journal of Physiology, Sports and Physical Education


International Journal of Physiology, Sports and Physical Education
International Journal of Physiology, Sports and Physical Education
2022, Vol. 4, Issue 1
Impact on pelvic floor in post covid–Phase: Review

Harshika Gupta

Background and Introduction: Pelvic floor therapist understands that both respiratory dysfunction and hospitalization can have an impact on pelvic floor function. The long term effects of Covid -19 could affect the pelvic floor as well as some generalized treatment consideration. Stress &anxiety leads to pelvic floor dysfunction. Objective: The aim of this study is to cognize the role of physiotherapy & the impact of COVID-19 on pelvic floor. Methodology: Relevant articles were identified by searching from: PuBMed, Science Direct, Ebsco, SCOPUS, Web of Science, shodhganga, Elsevier, Google Scholar, academia. Four scientific studies were found related to impact on pelvic floor in post covid – phase. Results: More than 10 recent articles are on pelvic floor in which 04 articles are matched with impact on pelvic floor in post covid – phase. Physiotherapy supervision includes exercises which have demonstrated to have a great efficacy on protocol of Pelvic floor – like Keagel & bridging exercise. Conclusion: Pelvic floor muscle has been dramatically affected by the covid-19 outbreak. Because of the pervasive nature of this virus, pelvic floor physical therapist should be a part of the rehabilitation team treating these patients once they have become medically stable.
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Harshika Gupta. Impact on pelvic floor in post covid–Phase: Review. International Journal of Physiology, Sports and Physical Education, Volume 4, Issue 1, 2022, Pages 23-26
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