PC muscle

PC muscle

A sling-like muscle, of the levator ani group of muscles, which extends from the pubic bone to the coccyx, forming the floor of the pelvic cavity and supporting the pelvic organs.

Action
Controls urinary flow and contracts during orgasm.
 
Nerve
S3, S4 of the sacral plexus.

Origin
Posterior pubis and anterior part of obturator fascia.

Insertion
Coccyx and sacrum.
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As it turned out, practicing the simple PC muscle contractions not only helped cure urinary incontinence, it helped women have orgasms--some for the first time.
Certain mudras in yoga -- such as vajroli mudra and aswini mudra -- are specifically meant to tone up the PC muscle.
Both sexes have this muscle and, as luck would have it, in men the PC muscle supports the penis.
A good way to find your PC muscle is when you are in the bathroom urinating, attempt to stop the urine stream; the muscle that stops the urine stream is the PC muscle.
The PC muscle group encircles the uretha (the canal through which urine is discharged) and the rectum--its strength is crucial to proper bladder and bowel function.
Gain control by building up your PC muscle - the one you use to stop yourself urinating.
To aid in identifying the PC muscles, providers may insert one gloved finger into the vagina and ask the patient to contract the pevlic muscles you would use to stop the flow of urine while keeping the anus and legs relaxed (Pair & Somerall, 2018).
Regular exercising of your PC muscles (repetitively squeezing the muscle you use to cut off the flow of urine) makes virtually any intercourse position heaven for him.
Try not to tense other muscles in the area and only clench and release the PC muscles. Build up slowly to five sets a day.