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.Continue reading “As an athlete, girls have been told it’s ok if they leak. Is this true?”
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Why Didn’t I Know That 1 In 4 Women Leak?
We asked women to send us their most frequently asked questions about bladder issues and leakage . . . so by popular demand, here they are! The answers here are brief. For a more in-depth look at these issues, use our search tool to find specific blog posts on topics such as, “frequent urination”, “stressContinue reading “Why Didn’t I Know That 1 In 4 Women Leak?”
“Why do I still look pregnant?”
Scenario . . . A new mom has given birth to a healthy baby boy. She is about 6 weeks post-delivery and has been able to lose her pregnancy weight fairly quickly . . . all except for that stubborn stomach area that seems to just poke out. She feels like she is severalContinue reading ““Why do I still look pregnant?””
You’re Not Alone! Pelvic Floor Weakness Affects Many Women
Hello all, I wanted to share this article as I am aware that so many women still feel that they are part of a small group suffering from pelvic floor weakness and do not realize just how many other women are affected! As part of a women’s health PT protocol, it’s important to focus onContinue reading “You’re Not Alone! Pelvic Floor Weakness Affects Many Women”