pelvic floor

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pelvic floor

n
(Anatomy) the muscular area in the lower part of the abdomen, attached to the pelvis
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Don't worry, you haven't just stumbled across an article from five decades ago - we're talking pelvic floors, and looking after them is almost certainly something you'll want to do.
Pelvic floor exercise isn't really given the air time it deserves.
THE pelvic floor is a layer of muscles that extends from your tailbone to your pubic bone (back to front).
strengthen the will help of There's a related condition also caused by weakened pelvic floors known as urge incontinence - which causes sufferers to rush to the toilet with little warning, or risk wetting themselves.
For women this usually happens because pelvic floor muscles There is evidence exercises have been damaged by pregnancy or childbirth, or have lost tone following the menopause.
Once the prostate is removed, the pelvic floor muscles must prevent urine leaks on their own.
Alongside stress incontinence, there's a related condition also caused by weakened pelvic floors known as 'urge incontinence' - which causes a sudden sense of urgency forcing sufferers to rush to the toilet with little warning, or risk wetting themselves.
For women this usually happens because the pelvic floor muscles that support the urethra have been damaged by pregnancy or childbirth, or have lost tone following the drop in hormones after the menopause.
Once the prostate is removed, the pelvic floor muscles must maintain control and prevent urine leaks on their own, which means they need strengthening.
The Bristol study worked so well, eventually all 55 were told to do pelvic floors - usually done by women to help with conditions like bladder weakness.
PELVIC floor exercises can help cure impotence, scientists claim.