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What is the pelvic floor?

The pelvic floor is a group of muscles forming the base or floor of the pelvis. The pelvic floor muscles stretch like a trampoline or...
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How to squeeze

Unfortunately, 65% of people that think that they know how to contract their PFM’s are doing it incorrectly. This is the most important part of the pelvic floor muscle exercises...

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Why does your pelvic floor become weak?

Anyone at any age can develop some form of incontinence. Some health conditions and life events can put you at an increased risk of...

What can happen if your pelvic floor becomes weak?

Common signs that can indicate a pelvic floor problem include accidentally leaking urine...
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What are pelvic floor exercises?

Pelvic floor exercises (also commonly known as Kegels) strengthen the muscles around your bladder, reproductive organs, and back...
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What is SqueezyCX and how easy is it to use?

SqueezyCX connects patients and clinicians through the Living With Pelvic Health platform and gives patients free access to the award...
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How do I get started using Squeezy?

This video shows you how to have your app set up and ready to squeeze in three easy steps.

Useful contacts and further information

These sources will provide further information and support on pelvic floor, bladder and bowel problems.
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Why do we need to do pelvic floor exercises?

Much like your arm, leg or abdominal muscles, the pelvic floor muscles can be trained and...

How to find your pelvic floor

Find a comfortable position sitting, standing or laying down. Imagine letting go like you would to pass urine or to pass wind. See if you can...

When to see your GP

If you are finding the exercises difficult, are not sure you are doing them correctly, or your symptoms are not improving, you are advised to see a specialist physiotherapist.

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