Locating Pelvic Floor Muscles

Pelvic floor exercises are the most important muscle group to be training for people with incontinence as they strengthen the muscles located around the bladder opening which help to reduce and relieve the symptoms of stress incontinence by almost 50% and assist in the management of urge incontinence as well. To find out what type of incontinence you might be dealing with visit the Holistic information page with causes and speak with your doctor or health care professional.

Pelvic floor exercises involve contracting the muscles that you would use to stop the flow of urine. Before starting any Pelvic floor exercise it is important to first locate the right muscles so your exercise is effective visit Pelvic Floor Exercises for a more detailed look into how to locate these muscles. It is well worth the effort as studies show that pelvic floor exercises can cure stress urinary incontinence in two thirds of women.