pelvic floor muscles

8 Apr, 2012

Did You Know Physical Therapists Treat Chronic Pelvic Pain? Beyond Kegels!

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When I, or one of my colleagues, say "I'm a pelvic physical therapist," the usual reaction (if other than bewilderment) is "oh, so you help people with Kegels, huh?". We then feel a surge of

2 Apr, 2012

Importance of the Multifidus Muscle

2017-02-25T15:06:50+00:00 April 2nd, 2012|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBDz6YUz7xk

This is a great video sharing anatomy information about the multifidus and how to activate it correctly. Why is this important, you ask? The "CORE" consists of: pelvic floor muscles, transversus abdominis, and multifidus. These muscles need to activate properly for all activities- even nose blowing, coughing, sneezing, walking, jumping and lifting. Another fantastic reference for this is Diane Lee's work: http://dianelee.ca/articles/PELVICFLOOR.pdf