Pelvic Floor Disorders

One senior black woman sitting by bedside in bedroom
Gynecologist doctor holds model of bones of pelvic floor

The muscles and structures that form your pelvic floor support the pelvic organs, including the bladder, rectum, vagina and uterus. Pelvic floor disorders include an array of complications related to the weakening of the pelvic floor. When you can’t appropriately tighten and relax the muscles of the pelvic floor, it interferes with your bathroom habits and personal life, can cause pain and bleeding, and reduces your quality of life. The Colorectal Division of North Carolina Surgery at UNC REX provides diagnosis and treatment for conditions that affect the pelvic floor, including: