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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-04-17T12:53:14-0400
Objective: Compare pelvic floor disorders (urinary incontinence, anal incontinence, genital prolapse, perineal pain, sexual troubles) 12 month after a first delivery between a group of wom...
INTRODUCTION: Stress urinary incontinence is a common condition in women and can be defined as the involuntary loss of urine on exertion, exercise, sneezing or coughing. This pathology cau...
This RCT is a feasibility study to evaluate the Lois Hole Hospital for Women's Urogynecology Clinic's ability to recruit and randomize SUI patients to the proposed RCT, and to test the stu...
Urinary incontinence is any involuntary loss of urine. During gestation, hormonal and mechanical factors favor the incidence of urinary loss that may persist after delivery in up to 50% of...
Adding voluntary pelvic floor muscle contraction to a Pilates exercises program can improve the pelvic floor muscle strength on sedentary nulliparous women.
According to the current recommendations on the management of chronic non-specific low back pain (CNLBP), the intervention in this group of patients should include a programme of exercises. Pilates is...
In women with pelvic floor disorders, we sought to determine time-to-teach (TTT) correct pelvic floor muscle (PFM) contraction, prevalence of inappropriate muscle contractions, and the association bet...
All pregnant women should be given advice on the benefits of pelvic floor muscle exercises (PFMEs) in preventing urinary incontinence (UI) and know how to exercise correctly. This study explored women...
The dyspareunia negatively affects women´s quality of life, and is a frequent complaint during the peri and postmenopausal period. A randomized trial evaluated sexual function, quality of life, pain,...
Therapeutic exercises aimed to deepen inspiration or expiration or even to alter the rate and rhythm of respiration.
Injury, weakening, or PROLAPSE of the pelvic muscles, surrounding connective tissues or ligaments (PELVIC FLOOR).
Exercises that stretch the muscle fibers with the aim to increase muscle-tendon FLEXIBILITY, improve RANGE OF MOTION or musculoskeletal function, and prevent injuries. There are various types of stretching techniques including active, passive (relaxed), static, dynamic (gentle), ballistic (forced), isometric, and others.
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.
Technique based on muscle relaxation during self-hypnotic exercises. It is used in conjunction with psychotherapy.