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Although pelvic floor muscle (PFM) weakness can be associated with pelvic floor dysfunctions, knowledge about the relationship with sexual dysfunction is limited.
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Name: The journal of sexual medicine
Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is often associated with female sexual dysfunction. We investigated which pelvic floor muscle (PFM) parameters (strength, power, and endurance) are associated with im...
No studies have been performed to examine the association of sexual activity and pelvic floor muscle (PFM) morphology or function during pregnancy. The aim of this study was to survey the frequency of...
To describe the situation of early stage of pelvic floor function and investigate the effect factors in postpartum women. A retrospective survey was conducted, and women who did regular examination a...
To date, no study has investigated the correlation between pelvic floor muscle function and urinary incontinence in female runners. The aim of the study was to investigate the relationship between pel...
Surgical routes used to correct complex pelvic floor disorders (CPFDs) may have a negative impact on women's sexual function. Currently, there is no evidence concerning the impact of a specific surgic...
This study has two aims: a) to evaluate the pelvic floor muscles strength in primigravid and non-pregnant nulliparous women and to correlate with their sexual function and b) to compare PF...
Pregnancy and vaginal delivery are considered as the main risk factors for damage to the pelvic floor. There are various ways to measure the strength of the pelvic floor and to evaluate fu...
The main purpose of this study was to observe the pelvic floor muscle strength abnormalities of cesarean section and vaginal delivery at different time points within six months after deliv...
It is a prospective cohort study.The primiparas in six geographic regions of China are recruited to observe the natural recovery of pelvic floor muscle. The pelvic floor muscle function is...
The aim of study is to investigate the difference in Maximum Squeeze Pressure in patients with and without pelvic floor muscle training in low anterior resection in peri-operative period
Injury, weakening, or PROLAPSE of the pelvic muscles, surrounding connective tissues or ligaments (PELVIC FLOOR).
Soft tissue formed mainly by the pelvic diaphragm, which is composed of the two levator ani and two coccygeus muscles. The pelvic diaphragm lies just below the pelvic aperture (outlet) and separates the pelvic cavity from the PERINEUM. It extends between the PUBIC BONE anteriorly and the COCCYX posteriorly.
The amount of force generated by MUSCLE CONTRACTION. Muscle strength can be measured during isometric, isotonic, or isokinetic contraction, either manually or using a device such as a MUSCLE STRENGTH DYNAMOMETER.
A device that measures MUSCLE STRENGTH during muscle contraction, such as gripping, pushing, and pulling. It is used to evaluate the health status of muscle in sports medicine or physical therapy.
A general term most often used to describe severe or complete loss of muscle strength due to motor system disease from the level of the cerebral cortex to the muscle fiber. This term may also occasionally refer to a loss of sensory function. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p45)
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The World Health Organization (WHO) definition of sexual health; "the state of physical, emotional, mental and social well-being related to sexuality; it is not merely the absence of disease, dysfunction and infirmity. Sexual health requires a posit...
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