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Pelvic floor muscles

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Pelvic floor muscle exercises Pelvic floor muscles Continence Foundation of Australia

Though a general fitness regime is good for you, one form of exercise is particularly beneficial in helping improve bladder and bowel control - pelvic floor muscle exercises.

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Pelvic floor muscle exercises - myDr.com.au

Find out about the causes and symptoms of a weak pelvic floor, and how performing pelvic floor muscle exercises can help.

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Common problems with pelvic floor muscles Pelvic floor muscles Continence Foundation of Australia

The pelvic floor muscles can sometimes become too loose and weak. This is a common problem for women because of pregnancy and childbirth. However, they can be successfully strengthened with pelvic floor muscle training. For men, common causes of weak pel

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Pelvic floor muscle exercises for men - myDr.com.au

Pelvic floor muscle exercises can help to restore bladder control after treatments for prostate cancer.

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Pelvic floor muscles The facts Continence Foundation of Australia

Having strong pelvic floor muscles gives us control over the bladder and bowel. Weakened pelvic floor muscles mean the internal organs are not fully supported and you may have difficulty controlling the release of urine, faeces (poo) or flatus (wind).

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Pelvic floor muscles in men Men Continence Foundation of Australia

Men: How do you find your pelvic floor muscles? How do you perform pelvic floor exercises?

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Pelvic floor muscles in women Women Continence Foundation of Australia

Ladies: How do you find your pelvic floor muscles? How do you perform pelvic floor exercises?

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Common myths The pelvic floor Pelvic Floor First

There are many myths about pelvic floor muscle exercises.

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The pelvic floor and core The pelvic floor Pelvic Floor First

The pelvic floor muscles form the base of the group of muscles commonly called the core.

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Common myths Pelvic floor muscles Continence Foundation of Australia

There are many myths about pelvic floor muscle exercises. Here we explore the most common myths and misconceptions and reveal the truth between fact and fiction.

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