Archive: January 2017

Why is my Pelvic Floor So Important?

Your pelvic floor supports your bladder, bowel, and uterus, and gives you control over when you empty your bladder and bowel. Having a weak pelvic floor makes it harder...

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What is my Pelvic Floor?

Your pelvic floor is a broad sling of muscles, ligaments and sheet-like tissues that stretch from your pubic bone at the front of your body, to the base of...

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What’s Normal?

Now that you’re post-partum, what should you expect from your body after giving birth? 0-8 WEEKS AFTER DELIVERY: You may feel like your bottom is falling out and not...

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What’s Not Normal?

A POST-PARTUM CHECKLIST FOR SYMPTOMS TO WATCH FOR: Ongoing back, pelvis, groin or abdominal pain. Leaking urine, gas or stool with laughing, coughing, jumping, sneezing, lifting, walking, running, etc....

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What do the Books Say?

Overall there is evidence for widespread recommendation for pelvic floor muscle training for women and for stress and urge mixed incontinence. This program should consist of (1) A trial...

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Pelvic Floor Exercise

Pelvic floor muscle training exercises can strengthen the muscles under the uterus, bladder and bowel. They can help both men and women who have bladder and bowel control problems....

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Incontinence Overview

Incontinence is a prevalent health condition that is rarely discussed as people living with the condition are often embarrassed to discuss it with their healthcare providers; for many it...

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