Erica and Susan

Chronic Constipation: Interventions Beyond Pelvic Floor Dyssynergia Part 2

Jun 13, 2024 | Gut | 0 comments

This episode is part 2 of episode 213. Utilizing evidence-based research and the latest clinical guidelines, the presentation will examine the multifactorial nature of chronic constipation, including non-pelvic interventions that can complement existing treatments. One key aspect will be the practical application of the balloon catheter, demonstrating its effective use for both assessment and therapeutic interventions.

A glance at this episode:

  • [0:01] Chronic constipation interventions and assessment, including muscle tightness and behavioral factors
  • [3:27] Using balloon catheter for rectal biofeedback to treat constipation
  • [8:37] Constipation, abdominal distension, and neural tension, with exercises to improve GI function and reduce discomfort
  • [14:54] Stress, sleep, and nervous system regulation for chronic problems
  • [20:16] GI health, manometry for constipation in infants, and mindfulness techniques

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