When talking about your pelvic floor muscles what are the essentials you need to know?
These small and sometimes seemingly insignificant muscles do a whole lot that you probably don't even know about and wouldn't even realise.
Reality is you can thank these muscles for pleasure and avoiding embarrassment!
These important muscles form a sling like support system at the base of your pelvis. They work on some level without you even knowing it which is why sometimes they stop working as well as they should. Hence we need as strengthening program to get the working well but also learn to switch them off when needed.
Here are some must know Pelvic Floor facts:
So many reasons to be thankful for these muscles! And if you don't think you know how to activate them or wondering how strong you are? Take our Pelvic Floor Quiz below and find out.
I'm Melanie, a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist.
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