What Happens in a Pelvic Floor PT Exam?

a Pelvic Floor PT will review your specific medical history with you.

Seeing a pelvic floor PT is one of the greatests gifts you can give to yourself at anytime, but especially postpartum, injury or surgery. These rehab professionals are trained to find what your body needs to control pelvic pain, leakage or continence complaints!

Do Kegels Work?

image of pelvic floor muscles, showing their resting position at the bottom of the pelvis, like a hammock. The muscles should rest at about 3/4 range relaxed, then be able to contract up and in when needed, relax easily back down, then gently buldge down and out (like a flower opening) the bottom 1/4 of range, before again returning to resting position.

There is so much more to a kegel than ‘just tightening.’ If you’ve been doing kegels for ages and still leaking, consider taking a closer look at what your body needs.

What Should My Poop Look Like?

A picture of soft formed poop, type 4, which means soft formed log, not cracked on outside.

Poop Health is Overall Health. Read this article for tips on what your poop should look like, and how to get it there!

How much water should I drink each day?

Words "Drink Up Buttercup" over an image of a wave crashing onto a beach. Instagram tag @therealpelvicfloored and website www.pelvicfloored.com listed as text

Proper fluid intake is vital to health, pain control and bladder health. Often, dehydration CONTRIBTES to urinary urgency, frequency and leakage, as well as constipation. Read this for the answer to: “How much water should I drink each day”.