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What does the Pelvic Floor Do?

  • Supports the pelvic organs within the pelvis - the bladder and bowel in men and women and additionally the uterus in women
  • Supports your bladder neck and anus  to help them stay closed to assist with continence
  • Works in co-ordination with the deep abdominal muscle ( transversus) the diaphragm (breathing muscle) and the multifidi in the spine to form your ‘core’ which collectively supports and stabilizes your spine, pelvis and pelvic organs
  • Provides sexual response and awareness both for yourself and your partner during sexual intercourse and for men- it helps maintain and erection.

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