Pelvic floor

What is Pelvic floor?

The pelvic floor is composed of muscle fibers which span the area underneath the pelvis formed by the levatores ani and coccygei. The pelvic floor separates the pelvic cavity above from the perineal region below. It is important in providing support for pelvic organs e.g.bladder,intestines,uterus (in females) & in maintenance of continence as part of urinary and anal sphincters.

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I'm a 55 year old female with a problem of urine leakage when I cough, sneeze, etc. I've developed a rash - red, burns and very sore (reminds me...

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Yes, also practice pelvic floor exercises

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What is Pelvic floor dysfunction?

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Pelvic floor dysfunction is a very vague...

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Hello. My name is Julie and I have unspecified abdominal pain which is not localized. My stomach hurts and feels like when you need to have a B.M....

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Take muscle relaxants.

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Pain in pelvic floor dysfunction is similar to severe...

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