As an athlete, girls have been told it’s ok if they leak. Is this true?

As an athlete, girls have been told it’s ok if they leak. Is this true? Performing impact sports such as running or gymnastics can fatigue the pelvic floor muscles that hold the pelvis together and support the pelvic organs. Pelvic floor muscles must be strengthened and work together with the abdominals and deep back muscles. … More As an athlete, girls have been told it’s ok if they leak. Is this true?

Top Questions You’ve Been Wanting to Ask a Urogynecologist

Q and A with Tovia Smith, MD : Urogynecologist : Virginia Women’s Center located in Richmond, VA Dr. Tovia smith focuses on pelvic floor disorders, such as pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, and accidental bowel leaking. http://www.virginiawomenscenter.com/staff-tovia-m-smith-md.html   Q: How can we make sure postpartum care is more than a few checkups? A: The USA … More Top Questions You’ve Been Wanting to Ask a Urogynecologist