This is a special combination of techniques and exercises that has gained quite a lot of popularity in recent years. It focuses in training the deep muscles of the pelvic floor, responsible for controlling the bladder, bowels, etc.
The pelvic floor is a group of muscles located in the pelvis. They look like a hammock starting at the front of the pelvis and ending at the tailbone. They are responsible for many functions, such as bladder and bowel control, sexual function, blood pumping.
Pelvic floor exercises always begin with muscle activation.
The first step is to settle into a comfortable position where the muscles are relaxed. You should focus on proper breathing. To activate the front of the pelvic floor, mimic the action of stopping the flow of urine midway. To activate the rear, mimic the action of stopping gasses. Both actions can be combined at the same time.
It is very important when doing the frontal activation that you do not stop the flow of urine in a real situation, because this can lead to difficulty in fully emptying the bladder.
Diagnosing a weak pelvic floor is difficult because there are many similar symptoms. However, these are some symptoms that may indicate you need physical therapy:
If you have similar symptoms, it is good to consult a specialist who can prepare a therapeutic program for you.