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What will happen if you're contracting the wrong muscle while doing kegel exercise?
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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Nothing bad
You just won't be strengthening the muscles around your urethra and vaginal opening.
When doing kegels you want to tighten the muscles that stop the flow of urine, known as the pelvic floor muscles. You can find directions on how to locate these muscles and how to do the exercises at http://familydoctor.Org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/urinary-incontinence.Printerview.All.Html.

In brief: Nothing bad
You just won't be strengthening the muscles around your urethra and vaginal opening.
When doing kegels you want to tighten the muscles that stop the flow of urine, known as the pelvic floor muscles. You can find directions on how to locate these muscles and how to do the exercises at http://familydoctor.Org/familydoctor/en/diseases-conditions/urinary-incontinence.Printerview.All.Html.
Dr. Janet Greenhut
Dr. Janet Greenhut
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Dr. John Geisler
Gynecology - Oncology
In brief: Kegels
I you are contracting the wrong muscles , ie, not the pelvic floor, then you won't be training and strengthening the correct muscles.

In brief: Kegels
I you are contracting the wrong muscles , ie, not the pelvic floor, then you won't be training and strengthening the correct muscles.
Dr. John Geisler
Dr. John Geisler
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