Pelvic Floor Exercises

The group of muscles that support the pelvic organs like the bladder and bowel is called pelvic floor. Weakness in these muscles can result in urinary incontinence, sexual dysfunction, and loss in urinary control. Exercises like Kegels, bridge, squeeze and release, and squads can help strengthen these muscles.

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Dr. Shubham Mehta

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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand your concerns. I have some suggestions for you which will help. Practice kegel's exercises to strengthen pelvic floor muscles. This will improve erection and time. Eat green vegetables as these act as natural antioxidants. Chocolates and almonds a...  Read Full »

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Dr. Amit Arora

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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. We call this as urinary incontinence in medical language. There are so many possibilities which can be responsible for this. Most probably your urinary bladder may fail to empty properly due to weakness of bladder muscle. For this condition, you have to get a USG (u...  Read Full »

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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. First of all bulbospongiosus and pubococcygeus are the different part of pelvic floor muscles, and kegel exercise works on all these muscles to strengthen them. There are no separate exercises for individual muscle. It is important to know for what reason you want to d...  Read Full »

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Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Relax and do not worry. Yes, you are suffering from chronic orchialgia. It is a part of chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Now regarding the pelvic exercises, if you are feeling better and your pain remains only 2 or 3, then I feel you should continue it at presen...  Read Full »

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Dr. Alka

Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I just read your query. As you have a problem with urination and all your investigations are normal, then you might have weak pelvic muscles. To strengthen the pelvic muscles, I suggest you try doing the following. Do Kegel exercises regularly. Learn these exercises ...  Read Full »

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