How do I relax my pelvic floor?

illustration of pelvic floor muscle spasm with red lightning bolts coming away and word OUCH! nearby. Pain in the abdomen, hips and low back (as well as pelvic floor itself) can cause these muscles to spasm. Persistent spasm can worsen local pain, cause radiating pain into abdomen or legs, and even mimick symptoms of a UTI.

Learning how to relax your pelvic floor muscles is a key part of recovering normal pelvic floor function with regards to continence, pain and intimacy.

What is a pelvic wand?

Dr Kelly Sadauckas, Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist, is shown with an Intimate Rose Pelvic Wand, a tool that is commonly used and recommended for home treatment to reach trigger points in pelvic floor muscles.

Pelvic wands give you a home option to treat pelvic floor muscle spasms, reaching the similar muscle depths as your PT.