pelvic muscle exercise

pelvic muscle exercise

a nursing intervention from the Nursing Interventions Classification (NIC) defined as strengthening and training the levator ani and urogenital muscles through voluntary, repetitive contraction to decrease stress, urge, or mixed types of urinary incontinence. See also Nursing Interventions Classification.
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Assessment of Kegel pelvic muscle exercise performance after brief verbal instruction.
A comparison of effectiveness of biofeedback and pelvic muscle exercise treatment of stress incontinence in older community dwelling women.
However, pelvic floor stimulation is not covered as an initial treatment modality; a patient must have first undergone and failed a documented trial of pelvic muscle exercise training before qualifying for reimbursement.
To be eligible for coverage for either therapy, patients must have first undergone and failed a documented trial of pelvic muscle exercise training.
Table 4 Pelvic Muscle Exercise Guide Muscle Recognition Examinations 1.
Some physical therapists help people with pelvic muscle exercise programs.
The knack: Use of precisely timed pelvic muscle exercise contraction can reduce leakage in SUI.
The National Association for Continence (NAFC) is now offering its Men's Pelvic Muscle Exercise program for just $4.
Kegel or pelvic muscle exercises are discrete exercises that strengthen the perineal muscles.
The keys to success with pelvic muscle exercises are accuracy (making sure you exercise the correct muscles) and compliance (sticking with the exercise program).