Kegel Exercise

7 Easy Pelvic Stretches You Can Do at Home

Pelvic stretches are helpful in alleviating a myriad of issues from urinary incontinence to pelvic pain issues. These pelvic stretches target each muscle group of the pelvic floor itself and the surrounding muscles and joints for optimal pelvic...

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Hypertonic Pelvic Floor: What it is and How to Treat it

Receiving a diagnosis of hypertonic pelvic floor can be disheartening at best, especially if other conditions are present as well. Hypertonic pelvic floor is a condition wherein the muscles of the pelvic floor are overactive, contracting or maintaining tension...

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Hip, Lower Back Pain and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Back Pain, Hip Pain, and Pelvic Floor Disorders The pelvic floor is a system of muscles that help support the pelvic organs. It’s commonly known that pelvic floor problems can cause incontinence and sexual dysfunction (Jundt, Peschers,...

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Managing Pelvic Floor Issues with Neurologic Diagnosis such as Multiple Scler...

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction The pelvic floor is a series of muscles, tissues, and nerves that support the pelvic organs and help maintain sexuality, pleasure, and proper urination (Jundt, Peschers, & Kentenich, 2015). Because nerves play a part...

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How Long Does it Take for Kegels To Work?

When Kegels are done properly, consistently, and in adequate volume, improvement in pelvic floor strength and symptoms of incontinence or pelvic organ prolapse should be noted around 6-8 weeks. The amount of time it takes to completely resolve...

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Vagina Tightening Exercises

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By Dr. Amanda Olson, DPT, PRPC If you find yourself wondering...

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