Good Pelvic Health: How Physical Therapy Can Strengthen Your Pelvis

Pelvic health, it’s more important than you think.  Keeping your pelvic strong and flexible is essential to maintaining good pelvic health.

Weak pelvic support for the pelvic floor is the main reason for pelvic floor disorders. It’s important for both men and women to maintain good pelvic health to prevent stress urinary incontinence (SUI). women can suffer from pelvic organ prolapse (POP), especially childbearing women. To help your pelvis increase strengthen and flexibility, go to physical therapy.

Here at Life Fitness Physical Therapy we will evaluate, restore and maintain the physical function of your pelvic area. The pelvic floor has ability to restore strength and muscle tone even after being excessively strained and stretched.

Targeted exercise is the path to long-term pelvic health.

How do you preserve strong pelvic health?

Without strong pelvic health, you could jeopardize your quality of life. The pelvic floor supports your body’s entire lower organs. Pelvic muscles and ligaments form the pelvic wall.
The following symptoms can weaken your pelvic floor:

  • Pregnancy/ childbirth.
  • Smoking
  • Chronic Coughing
  • Strained Bowel Movements
  • Obesity
  • Menopause
  • Hysterectomy
  • Muscle inactivity

How To Keep Your Pelvis Healthy:

  • Maintain Good Colorectal Health to prevent pelvic disorders of bladder prolapse and uterine prolapse.
  • Women should do pelvic floor exercises (PFE) such as kegel exercises.
  • Do squats.
  • Do yoga and pilates will strengthen your core and improve pelvic floor strength.
  • Maintain a healthy diet of fruits, whole grains and vegetables. Food that are not high in fat will preserve pelvic health.

Maintain a healthy weight, great pelvic health, and reduce your stress level today with Life Fitness’ Pelvic Health Therapy.
Contact Life Fitness PT by calling today.