A muscle formed of the fibers of the elevator muscle of the anus, arising from the pelvic surface of the body of the pubis, and attaching to the coccyx.
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Hammock theory [sup][1] has been a milestone in explaining the etiology of SUI, as introduced by Ulmsten, illustrating that dysfunction of pubourethral ligament and pubococcygeus is the major pathological mechanism of SUI.
It is designed for vaginal insertion to detect pubococcygeus and puborectalis muscle activity.
The levator ani is further made up of the pubococcygeus, puborectalis, and iliococcygeus muscles.
This S-shaped acrylic wand is inserted into the vagina and provides direct internal pressure on the pubococcygeus and puborectalis muscles, facilitating trigger point release.
the puborectalis, pubococcygeus or pubovisceral muscle (Fig.
Neither the clinical research staff nor the patient knew the contents of the injections, but all women received a total of four--two at sites in the puborectalis muscle and two in the pubococcygeus muscle.
The pubococcygeus surrounds the urethra, vagina and anus and contributes to active closure of these when contracted.
The role of pubococcygeus muscle in urinary continence in the male rat.
Do Kegal exercises to tone up your pubococcygeus ( PC) muscle that controls urine flow and plays a crucial role during orgasm.
The delay velocity of contraction in type 1 fibres in a muscle, such as pubococcygeus, which has 70% slow-twitch fibres, explains why contraction is initiated by only a small number of fast-twitch fibres.