This patient information leaflet is for women and tells about

  • The pelvic floor
  • Discomfort from a weak pelvic floor
  • How you can train strenght and endurence.

The pelvic floor is forming the bottom of your body

The Abdominal Cavity is the closed space in your body

Contract the pelvic floor muscles when you are using your strength

Various causes of a weak pelvic floor


Be aware

You can get serious discomfort from a weak pelvic floor

Use your pelvic floor muscles correctly and adjust the severity of the exercises


Exercises

When you feel sure that you are using the pelvic floor muscles correctly, you can train strength and endurance by the following program:

1. Blood Circulation Exercises

2. Light contraction

3. Stronger contraction

4. Endurance exercises


More information

Strengthening the pelvic floor muscles requires 3 months of intensive training

Your pelvic floor is strong when you can hold a contraction in any position

Good drinking habits and a regular use of the toilet

More information about Training the Pelvic Floor Muscles


Contact

Du kan kontakte vores afsnit, hvis du har spørgsmål til vores vejledning.

Fysio- og ergoterapi, Regionshospitalet Herning, 7500 Herning

Tlf. 7843 4300, mellem kl. 08.00-12.00.

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