PCOS or Poly Cystic ovarian Syndrome is a commonly heard name now days. It is associated with menstrual disturbance. The exact cause is unknown but it is thought that the underlying disorder is insulin resistance, with hyperinsulinemia stimulating excess ovarian androgen production. Stress is also considered as a prominent reason for PCOS. Experts also believe that genetics plays a vital role.
Few Signs and Symptoms of PCOS are:
Women with PCOS may experience low back pain, sacral pain, and lower quadrant abdominal pain. A thorough patient’s assessment can provide information of a gynaecologic or metabolic connection. If PCOS is suspected then immediate referral to a physician is required.
Physiotherapy and PCOS:
A physiotherapist will use different forms and kinds of exercises and manipulations to the body, which enables the deep structures to be released, provide necessary flexibility, while also strengthening the pelvic floor and related structures.
Exercise and PCOS:
Exercise program will help in losing the weight gained due to the storage of estrogen in adipose tissue and lower the insulin levels.
Types of exercises:
Duration: 150 minutes per week.