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Getting The Most Out Of Kegel Exercises

Whether you first heard about kegels, or pelvic muscle exercises (PMEs), when reading an issue of Cosmopolitan Magazine or when you were looking for help with a bladder control problem, you probably know that you should be doing kegel exercises … Continue reading

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Incontinence and Childbirth

Urinary incontinence affects 30-50% of childbearing women by age 40. Up to 63% of stress-incontinent women report their problem began during or after pregnancy. Pregnancy and childbirth are also risk factors for fecal incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. The trauma … Continue reading

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Prostate Cancer Urinary Incontinence

By Jeffrey Albaugh, PhD, APRN, CUCNS Appeared in the September, 2012 issue of Quality Care® Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in men affecting one in every six men. Fortunately most of the time early stage prostate cancer … Continue reading

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Prostate Cancer Urinary Incontinence

By Jeffrey Albaugh, PhD, APRN, CUCNS Appeared in the September, 2012 issue of Quality Care® Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in men affecting one in every six men. Fortunately most of the time early stage prostate cancer … Continue reading

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Am I Seeing The Right Doctor?

When is it time to see a specialist? When patients first experience signs of urinary incontinence they will usually discuss it with their primary care physician. According to Dr. Hari Tunguntla, assistant professor in the Department of Urology at Robert … Continue reading

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Pelvic Floor Strengthening: Part of your Daily Routine

By Tasha Mulligan, MPT, ATC, CSCS, a physical therapist, athletic trainer, and certified strength and conditioning specialist. She is the co-founder of PTpartners LLC and creator of Hab It: Pelvic Floor DVD. A consistent commitment to strengthening our pelvic floor … Continue reading

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