Pelvic Floor Essentials
Everything you need to know to keep your pelvic floor conditioned
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What is the Pelvic Floor?
Pelvic Floor Overview
The pelvic floor is often described as hammock that provides support for important structure within the pelvis. The supporting layers consist of the anterior vaginal wall and the connective tissue that attaches to the pelvic bone through the pubovaginal portion of the levator ani muscle and the uterosacral and cardinal ligaments comprising the tendinous arch of the pelvic.....
How do you Exercise the Pelvic Floor?
Pelvic Floor Exercises
To strengthen your pelvic floor muscles, sit comfortably on a chair and gently squeeze your bottom as if to stop yourself from having a poo, then squeeze tight and engaged more muscles until you can feel them squeezing at the front. If your pelvic floor muscles are very weak or you are unable to feel them contract, role up a small hand towel and place it between your legs to help stimulate the required sensation...
What can I do to help my Pelvic Floor?
Pelvic Floor Best Practice
Learn how to perform pelvic floor exercises correctly; this is probably the most difficult task.
• Learn to consciously contract before engaging in activities that increase your abdominal pressure, i.e. before lifting, coughs and sneezes.
• Perform regular strengthening exercises to support the pelvic....