IPC Physical Therapy Center - Abdominal exercise/Pelvic floor exercise

Exercises

Abdominal exercise

Pelvic floor exercise


Purpose: To strengthen the pelvic floor muscles
Mechanism: 1) From crook lying position try to tense your pelvic floor muscles starting at your rectal opening as if you are trying to stop passing wind.
2) Now tense the muscles around the front hole as if you are trying to stop your pee
3) Squeez both areas and aim to suck up your muscles towards your belly button
4) Holds for 5 seconds and relax for 5 seconds then repeat for 5 times

Notes


 

-Do not do the exercises unless advised by your doctor.

-Repetitions of each exercise depend on your tolerance and condition, usually between 30-50 times.
-If you feel any pain while doing the exercises stop and ask your doctor.


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