Tag Archives: pelvic floor

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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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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Bad Bladder Habits

By Niall Galloway, MB, FRCS, FRCSE Founder and director of Emory University’s Continence Center in Atlanta, GA Nature tries to displace infecting organisms from the bladder by frequent voiding. The combination of diluting with water and displacing with frequent bladder … Continue reading

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Exercise Beneficial to Aging

By Joanne OConnor, PT, OCS Originally appeared in the January, 2012 issue of Quality Care® Monthly Exercise is a lifelong friend. Research tells us regular exercise can slow the aging process and add years to out life span. Exercise benefits … Continue reading

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Combined Treatment of Urinary and Fecal Incontinence

By Catherine Matthews, MD One can only imagine how troubling it would be for an adult to lose control over either bladder or bowel function. When both occur together, the condition is referred to as “double incontinence”. The consequences of … 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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