Kegel exercises make your pelvic floor muscles stronger. These muscles control your urine flow and help hold your pelvic organs in place.
Doctors often prescribe Kegels for:
Kegels are easy to do and can be done anywhere without anyone knowing.
Kegels work best when done on a regular schedule.
Your doctor may want you to try doing Kegels with biofeedback. It lets you to see, feel, or hear when an exercise is being done correctly.
Talk to your doctor if you don't notice improvement after doing Kegels for 3 or 4 months.
Current as ofMarch 20, 2018
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family MedicineDonald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family MedicineElizabeth T. Russo, MD - Internal Medicine
Current as of: March 20, 2018
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Donald Sproule, MDCM, CCFP - Family Medicine & Elizabeth T. Russo, MD - Internal Medicine
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