Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: Exercises & Treatments | Vagina Coach

 

Let me just start by saying...my number one treatment for pelvic floor dysfunction is pelvic physical therapy. It is my answer to anyone who asks “What should someone do if they experience pelvic floor discomfort?" or  "What kind of treatments are there for pelvic floor dysfunction?”  In my opinion, pelvic floor physical therapy (or pelvic floor physiotherapy if you are in Canada or the UK) should be the first line of defense for things like incontinence, prolapse, chronic back pain and even diastasis recti.  

Do I need pelvic floor therapy?

While many pelvic floor related challenges are common, like post-partum leakage or stress urinary incontinence, they aren’t necessarily “normal”. Folk wisdom suggests these are things that should be endured, but the truth is that there is help available and you can significantly improve your quality of life by taking the time to treat pelvic floor dysfunction with pelvic floor physiotherapy...

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The Best Core Exercise For Women Most Woman Are Probably Not Doing

The best core exercise you’ve never heard of is The Core Breath.  The inner core, what I like to call The Core 4, is made up of the pelvic floor, the breathing diaphragm, the transversus abdominis, as well the little muscles along our spine called the multifidus. These 4 partners work in synergy all day long and play a role in a lot of functions we take for granted.  Things like our continence, our pelvic and spinal stability, our organ support and even our sexual response.

When people think of core training they often think of planks, crunches, leg raises and maybe bird dogs… and its true…much of your core is involved in these activities.  What is often overlooked or not considered is the role of the pelvic floor in core training and how crucial it is to our long-term core function.

The pelvic floor is the base or foundation of the core and when functioning optimally, it is involved in a constant dance with the diaphragm with each breath. ...

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