30Nov, 2017

Kegel Exercises for Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

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Kegel exercises, also known as pelvic floor exercises, is a repeated contraction and relaxation of the pelvic floor muscles. Kegel exercises are named after Dr, Arnold Kegel, who was the first physician to describe this contraction. Kegel exercises strengthen the pelvic floor muscles, which support the uterus, bladder, small intestine and rectum. Are Kegel Exercises hard to perform? According to the American Journal of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (Bump, et al), a study was published during the early 1990’s which reviewed the performance of women doing Kegels after brief verbal instruction. […]