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Tight Pelvic Floor Muscles Symptoms
Just wondering if tight pelvic floor muscles might be cause of my symptoms (frequent need to urinate, premature ejaculation, peeing sensation etc?
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more
I have chronically tight pelvic floor muscles. I am male. It has contributed to significant muscle imbalances that are causing pain. What can I do?
Can pelvic floor dysfunction (tight pelvic floor in spasm) cause leg pain? Awaiting botox in pelvic muscle
What are the symptoms of a strained, injured, pulled or damaged pelvic floor muscle & what do they hold? Thank you.
Pelvic floor damage: The most common cause of pelvic floor damage is a vaginal delivery. Common symptoms include urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, and uterine or vaginal prolapse (something hanging out). There are pelvic exercises that can help strengthen pelvic floor muscles and a physical therapist can be helpful. ...Read more
Men have difficulty even knowing how to exercise the pelvic floor muscles, so an overuse injury seems to me to be impossible. If you think you have this, it is probably something else.
And no, a lot of sex wouldn't cause the pelvic floor muscles to be tight or overused. Generally, sex is a very good thing for men. But if you are having symptoms down there, best to get checked. Good luck! ...Read more
Ok: To identify your pelvic floor muscles, stop urination in midstream or tighten the muscles that keep you from passing gas. These are your pelvic floor muscles. If you contract your pelvic floor muscles while looking in the mirror, the base of your penis will move closer to your abdomen and your testicles will rise. Try Kegels. ...Read more
Dx with pelvic floor dysfunction (muscles in spasm) are physio exercises concentrating on the core/abdo muscles going to make PFD worse?
NO: Strenghten pelvic floor and PC muscles with Kegal maneuvers, pelvic thrusts and abdominal bridging and planking exercises. PT will work. Strenghtening gluteal and pelvic floor muscles. Ask you GYN about the use of pelvic/vaginal weights. ...Read more
I have never had children and am not that old why have I always had such weak pubococcygeus pelvic floor muscles - I used to be very fit when younger?
Kegel exercises: Avoid heavy lifting, straining, and consider consultation with a urogynecologist. Practice doing kegels in the car anytime you are at a stop light. ...Read more
Speak to your: Obgyn about this and look into physical therapy. There are physical therapists who specialize in working with patients to strengthen pelvic muscles in order to better cope with back and pelvic pain. You have to be motivated and committed though. Your obgyn can be helpful in this pursuit. ...Read more
All: The pelvic floor exercises called "kegel exercises" are the exercises prescribed for the whole pelvic floor. They must be done faithfully and for many weeks to be effective. I have prescribed them many times but most of my patients were not motivated to continue for the length of time needed despite many reminders. ...Read more
What is a diverticulum pouch? What happens if it get stuck in a pelvic floor muscles? What is a diverticulum pouch? What happens if it gets stuck?
It is a protrusion: A protrusion from the GI tract, commonly in the large intestine is called a diverticulum. It is pouch like protrusion caused by muscle weakness in the wall of the intestine. The diverticulum can get blocked or inflamed, often requiring medical or surgical treatment. In your case, if you have substantial pain, surgery may be the best solution. ...Read more
Chicken or egg: Unless there is another problem in addition to the urinary ones, there is no way to know. If treatment of the tight bladder neck pharmacologically improves voiding there might be an improvement in the pelvic floor dysfunction. If this occurs, one could infer that the bladder neck problem at least partially caused or exacerbated the problems with the pelvic floor. ...Read more
5 weeks after my anal fiss. Surg I was diagnosed with pelvic floor dysfunction im on anti inflam and muscle relaxer. What exercise will improve this?
Good PT: It would be helpful to work with a good pelvic floor physical therapist. They are skilled in both internal and external work which may be necessary. Usually some muscles are too tight and other muscles are too weak. Others are in a constant state of contraction. A consultation with a physiatrist specializing in pelvic floor dysfunction may also be beneficial. ...Read more
No data re this: Best way to increase muscle size is with exercise. But not sure what issue you are concerned w re these muscles. In women, kegel exercises can help. Applying the same concepts to male anatomy might help strengthen these muscles. Also making sure you are of normal weight can help w muscle definition. ...Read more
It is likely that you are tightening a muscle that has an injured attachment to your body, and as you pull or contract the muscle the pain seems to radiate all along the length of the fascia cord that is injured. It is not a pinched nerve from a spine problem, and it does not come from your spine or arthritis or a disc in your lower back.
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What's the best way to strengthen pelvic floor muscles and the tissue between the vaginal canal and rectum?
Please see below: Pelvic floor exercise esp. Kegel exercise has been recommended ...Read more
No: If you are having problems with erections or urinary symptoms then have a Physician check you ...Read more
I'm trying to strengthen my pelvic floor muscles. Would whey protein or casein powder help? If not, what can?
PT for Pelvic Floor!: Like any voluntary muscle, the pubococcygeus muscle (the large muscle that encompasses the urethra, vagina, and rectum) can be strengthened by exercise. You can even get physical therapy for your pelvic floor! Imagine! They actually use small weights - held inside the vagina to make the muscle stronger. Look up kegel exercises, too. You have to do a lot of them to work, though. Don't give up. ...Read more