Do you love a bit of tech? Read here about the gadgets, devices and apps that clever people have invented to help your pelvic floor improve and balance looking after you and your body with looking after your baby.
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There are two types of units you can use to help improve your internal muscles: pelvic floor biofeedback devices and muscle stimulation units. Pelvic floor Muscle Stimulation Units These units are designed to be used at home to artificially stimulate the pelvic floor muscles to work. Electrical impulses are sent from the machine directly to the pelvic … Continue reading What’s the difference between a pelvic floor biofeedback device and a stimulation machine?Read More
Are you thinking of trying a pelvic floor muscle stimulation machine? Perhaps you’ve got one already but it’s been gathering dust?! Are you using yours correctly? Are you are puzzled by the settings, the different electrodes and which programme to use? I can explain! I recently wrote an article on these devices, for my physiotherapy … Continue reading Is a pelvic floor stimulation machine right for you?Read More
Add extra support to your bladder from the inside Strengthening your pelvic floor is still first prize for bladder leakage problems. But what if you cannot create enough strength and support for the bladder with your pelvic floor muscles alone? You may benefit from one of the modern devices that tries to give some reinforcement … Continue reading Bladder support devices to reduce stress urinary incontinence: how do they work?Read More
Vaginal cones and weights; relatively cheap and a good way to progress your pelvic floor training Vaginal cones and weights are a very different concept to electronic devices. They are cheaper and more accessible for most people. However, there is a bit of a knack to using them correctly. They are particularly good for … Continue reading Vaginal cones: a modern girl’s guide to the ancient art of pelvic floor weightsRead More
If you have a smart phone you may enjoy one of the new pelvic floor exercise apps. These are great innovations. This week I have tried out a couple of reminder apps (Squeezy & my pff), a tracking app (Elvie) and an exercise workout to watch on your phone (Pelvic Floor First) Road-testing has had entertaining … Continue reading 3 Great Pelvic Floor Exercise AppsRead More