For Men

  1. Prostate Conditions

    Despite its hard work, the pelvic region is home to some of the most common issues that men can develop.

    Prostate cancer is the most common form of male cancer in the UK. Usually developing slowly so you are not aware for the first few years of its growth.

    As you age your risk of developing benign prostate enlargement (BPE) increases. Men over 50 have a 50% chance of developing BPE, and 2 million men are currently receiving treatment for it.

    The prostate can also cause a common problem called prostatitis, affecting men of all ages. Your prostate will painful swell which can cause issues of urinary incontinence.

    What Is The Prostate?

    The prostate is a small gland located in the pelvis between the penis and the bladder. It surrounds the urethra and can put pressure on it if prostate problems develop. Around...

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  2. Male Incontinence

    Incontinence is a condition that mainly affects women due to effects of childbirth and the menopause on the pelvic floor. However, it is also a common condition in men. Increasingly so with age, with over 10% of men over the age of 65 suffer with a degree of urinary incontinence. This increases the chance of moving into a care home and your chance of suffering with bowel incontinence as well.

    What is Male Incontinence?

    Incontinence is recognised as the accidental leakage of urine, or faecal matter. It can be an embarrassing condition to suffer with and negatively impact your self-esteem and happiness.

    Male incontinence is a growing problem, with 1 in 4 men suffering from urinary incontinence at some point during their life. The NHS estimates that between 3 and 6 million people in the UK have some degree of urinary incontinence; so if you suffer you are not alone.

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  3. Erectile Dysfunction and Erection Difficulty

    Sexual function is an essential and critical part of mental and physical health and wellness for men. Therefore when a problem arises it is often distressing. Male sexual dysfunction has been linked to a reduced quality of life, as well as negative interpersonal relationships. As men grow older, sexual dysfunctions become increasingly prevalent.

    To learn more about problems that affect the male pelvic floor, visit our page.

    What are Erectile Problems?

    Erectile problems are extremely common, particularly in men aged over 40. The two most prominent problems that are associated with erections are:

    • Erectile Dysfunction - The inability to gain and maintain an erection that is rigid enough for sexual intercourse.
    • Premature Ejaculation - Ejaculation that always, or nearly always, occurs...
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  4. Causes and Symptoms of Male Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions

    As your pelvic floor is hidden away inside your body, it's not always easy to tell if it is healthy and strong. Being aware of the symptoms that suggest weak pelvic muscles will allow you to tackle issues early. Pelvic floor disorders can affect men of any age, so always be wary if you see signs that indicate that your pelvic floor has weakened.

    The most common issues that occur as a result of pelvic floor weakness are:

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  5. What is a Male Pelvic Floor?

    Most men are not aware that they have a pelvic floor. But without it you would be unable to hold urine in your bladder or contract your bowels to prevent wind and faeces escaping, you will be unable to get an erection, and you could suffer from the symptoms of prostatitis. The pelvic floor and its functions within the body are a necessity. They help to keep a variety of pelvic health problems at bay.


    1. Causes and Symptoms of Male Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions
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