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Exercises to Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor

Posted on by Athletico

The pelvic floor, also known as the “hammock” of your core, is very important to keep strong and mobile. It provides support for the pelvic organs, including the bladder, uterus and rectum in the female pelvis. In the male pelvis, the pelvic floor supports the bladder and rectum.

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9 Reasons to See a Physical Therapist for Your Pelvic Health

Posted on by Ariel Wynne, PT, DPT

The pelvic floor is made up of a series of muscles at the base of the pelvis. These muscles contract to help support your organs during daily activities, as well as relax to allow you to go to the bathroom. When these muscles aren’t functioning properly, you may start experiencing symptoms such as pain or incontinence. This is where physical therapy can help.

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Women’s Health: You Have Pain WHERE?!

Posted on by Jovie Murtha, PT, Women's Health Specialist

It is as common as low back pain, migraines and asthma, yet many suffer in silence with pelvic pain.1

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What to Know about the Male Pelvic Floor

Posted on by Brett Wapotish

At a recent patient evaluation, I read a prescription that stated the patient needed physical therapy for his “pubic floor.” I asked the patient if he meant pelvic floor and he confirmed that was what his wife had told him. This basically sums up how we as men view our pelvic floor, we are not cognizant it exists.

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Let’s Talk About the Pelvic Floor

Posted on by Athletico

Your doctor is talking to you about recent pain you’ve experienced and suggests it come from your pelvic floor. What is the pelvic floor? Do I have one? Why is it there? Should I be concerned about my pelvic floor pain? Let’s discuss this often unknown area, and give you a better idea of what is going on in your pelvic floor. (more…)

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