Pelvic Dysfunction in Men - Diagnosis andTreatment of Male Incontinence and ErectileDysfunction
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Following on from the first book entitled ‘Conservative treatment of Male Urinary Incontinence and Erectile Dysfunction’ this book has been expanded to include seven new chapters and existing chapters have been extensively updated. It is written primarily for those specialist continence physiotherapists who are unsure of the treatment for male patients with lower urinary tract symptoms.

The classification of male urinary incontinence has been restructured in line with the International Continence Society standardisation of terminology. The subjective and objective physiotherapy assessment is covered chronologically, to enable the clinician to conduct a meaningful investigation and arrive at a logical diagnosis.


Professor Grace Dorey Phd FCSP, UK.  Professor of Physiotherapy (Urology), University of the West of England, Bristol, UK .


List of Figures.

List of Tables



1. History of the Male Pelvic Floor.

2. Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms.

3. Anatomy and Physiology of the Lower Urinary Tract.

4. Nervous Control of Lower Urinary Tract Function.

5. Prostate Conditions.

6. Urinary Incontinence.

7. Pelvic Pain.

8. Patient Assessment.

9 Conservative Treatment.

10. Literature Review of Treatment Before and After Prostatectomy.

11. Treatment of post-prostatectomy patients.

12. Medication.

13. Faecal Incontinence.

14. Male Sexual Dysfunction.

15. Treatment of male sexual dysfunction.

16. Setting up a Continence Service.

Appendix: Male Continence Assessment Form.





"The glossary of terms is useful and contains many common terms used in the specialty; for the student, it would be helpful to provide clarification of the terms ‘nocturia' and ‘urgency'." (Physiotherapy Journal, March 2010)

"This is a welcome addition to the field and should be of interest to a wide variety of healthcare providers who care for these patients." (Doody's Health Services)

" essential reference book for physiotherapists working in the field of male pelvic floor disorders …simple layout …" (Association of Psychotherapists in Women's Health, September 2006)