Kegel8 Weighted Vaginal Cones are not 'just' vaginal cones...this is a complete Pelvic Floor Strengthening System you use at home for just 12 weeks for fast effective results. Designed with the help of one of the UKs top Physiotherapists this easy-to-use system is a perfect way to effectively strengthen weak pelvic floor muscles.
With the Kegel8 Cones you can easily follow the visual indicator so you target the muscles correctly, and when the cone 'tail' moves downwards - 'EUREKA' you can be sure that you have found the muscles, and that you are exercising correctly for maximum results.
What Causes a Weak Pelvic Floor?
Life changing events such as pregnancy, childbirth, & menopause sear a lasting mark on our pelvic floor muscles. How's your body weight? If your BMI is over 25 then you're in the danger zone. Add to that coughing (maybe you have hay fever, or you're a smoker?), heavy lifting, constipation and straining these all causes lasting damage and make the muscles of the pelvic floor weaker.
So What Are the Signs My Pelvic Floor is Weak?
- Accidental urine leaks when you exercise, laugh, cough or sneeze
- Needing to go to the loo more than 8 times in one day
- Needing to rush to the loo and not always making it in time
- Finding it difficult to empty your bladder or bowel
- Accidentally passing wind and you just can't control it
- Back pain and a 'pot' belly that no diet will shift
- Your love-life doesn't have the 'O' factor anymore
Weak Pelvic Floor
Strong Pelvic Floor
How does the 12 week Kegel8 Pelvic Floor Strengthening System work?
- 3 Cones, 3 weights. Starting at the lightest, largest cone first you will retrain your pelvic floor muscles back to strength and control in just minutes a day.
- Insert a Kegel8 cone and it activates the pelvic floor muscles, causing them to reflex, especially when you are standing up.
- As you progress through the 12 week plan increase the weight steadily as your pelvic muscle strength improves.
- Use the unique indicator clip so you can actually see that you are doing your exercises correctly - if the tail moves down, you've got the knack; if the tail moves up, you need more practice.
No more guessing, just fast and easy results!
Exercise today with Kegel8 to avoid prolapse tomorrow!
How effective are Vaginal Cones in treating incontinence?
- 70% of women felt they were improved or cured
- 90% of women found it an acceptable form of treatment
- Success! Vaginal Cone Therapy was deemed successful and avoids incontinence operations
Weighted Vaginal Cones vs. Electronic Pelvic Toner
Why choose weighted vaginal cones over an electronic pelvic toner?
Weighted vaginal cones are a great place to start your pelvic floor exercises and what's more health professionals such as Physiotherapists love the fact that YOU are working your muscles. When you use the weighted cones you'll love the fact that you can 'see' as well as feel your pelvic floor muscles moving.
No cheating, no wasted exercise and that's great for motivation too, because pelvic floor exercises fail for a lot of women, simply because they stop doing them too soon. That's why with our 12 week programme of exercises and the Kegel8 Pelvic Floor Strengthening System - you'll get amazingly noticeable results.
Kegel8 Cones vs. Aquaflex Cones
What is the difference between Kegel8 Cones and Aquaflex Cones?
- With Kegel8 Vaginal Cones you can see that you are exercising properly - you don't get this with Aquaflex.
- If an Aquaflex cone is inserted too high (like a tampon) they are positioned past the muscle bed. That's not the best way to exercise! When a Kegel8 Cone is correctly in position you know about it because you'll not only feel it, you'll see it move too!
- With Kegel8's Beginners & Advanced exercises you progress gently but effectively at the level that's best for you.
Available on prescription
The Kegel8 Pelvic Floor Strengthening System is now listed on the NHS Drugs Tariff!
This means your GP can prescribe the Kegel8 Pelvic Floor Strengthening System for you. If you are a new mum, remember getting back into shape will have benefits for you in the years to come, and using the Kegel8 Vaginal Cones will strengthen the muscles, without risking damage. Sadly boot camps, crunches and running whould put too much pressure on your pelvic floor following childbirth so they should be avoided for up to 12 months!
If you're suffering embarrassing leaks, visit your GP today and ask for Kegel8!
What you get
Who shouldn't use the Kegel8 Vaginal Cones
*Unless advised to do so and under medical supervision
|SKU / Product Code||9024|
|Recommended For||All Urinary Incontinence
Light Bladder Weakness
Weak Pelvic Floor
Tighten & improve intimate sensation
|Can be used with||KE Gel | Kegel8 Klean|
|Included Contents||1 large pale lilac 24g toner | 1 medium lilac 37g toner |1 small dark lilac 48g toner | 1 Storage Container | Instructions | 12 Week Exercise Plan|
|Material||Medical-Grade Santoprene (Autoclavable)|
|Insertable Length||80 mm|
|Diameter||27mm | 29mm | 32mm|
|Guarantee||3 Month Manufacturers|
|User Manual||View and/or Download the User Manual (English)
View and/or Download the User Manual (French)
View and/or Download the User Manual (Spanish)
View and/or Download the User Manual (Italian)
View and/or Download the User Manual (German)
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- I would recommend this to other women like me, but it is not easy and you have to master the technique. Review by Jenny
I have not worn a pad for 4 weeks now, which is amazing, but I knew I had to do something because I was having more and more accidents.
I would recommend this to other women like me, but it is not easy and you have to master the technique.
Jenny, 4 Children, 43 years. (Posted on 22 April 2014)
- Useful product for improving Pelvic floor muscles Review by Jo
- Great Review by KS
- I would recommend these! Review by Roxy
Progress is steady and I am on the middle weight one, it is easy to do and I have got a good routine together. Wish I had started right after the birth of my daughter, (she's 5 now) but I am making up for it.
I would recommend these! (Posted on 11 November 2013)
- indicator clip Review by L
What other languages are the instructions translated to? Can I get a manual in my language?
I am sorry you don't seem to have the clip. Please e mail me so that I can identify you and we can send you the indicator clip - I am sorry it was not included in your packaging. By using the clip it means the 'tail' is curved upwards and you can than see when you are correctly engaging the pelvic floor because the tail should dip down when you contract or squeeze your muscles.
Other languages are available - please let me know which ones you would like I can e mail or send a paper version if we have them available - however I do not have your e mail address.
Please let me know so that I can resolve this for you
Fiona@Kegel8. (Posted on 2 October 2013)
- affordable and easy to use Review by etspeaksfromhome
When I first doing the exercise, I started on my bed laying on top of a clean towel and with a stand up mirror in between my legs. The towel is to catch any discharge or mess from the KE gel. The mirror is use to check if I have done the exercise correctly. An indicator clip is included in the box which attaches to the vaginal cone. It creates a curled-up tail that can tell you if you are exercising correctly or incorrectly. The tail moves downwards if you exercise correctly.
The first few days of exercise are not very easy and I almost gave up. I have to find a quiet time to avoid being called by the children and having to practise it in bed. The first exercise (beginner's exercise plan) which is the endurance Kegels which target slow twitch muscle fibres. This exercise took me 2 weeks before I moved onto stage 2 vaginal cone. Now I am much better at holding my wee and remember to exercise while I'm weeing on the toilet.
The cone is easy to insert and you won't feel pain or discomfort. They are nicely designed and comes three different attractive colours. I only apply just the right amount of gel to cover the cone so that it won't be too messy.
After moving away from practising in bed, I tried it while wearing baggy pants and while doing housework. It is not easy to do it while moving around. But it is achievable. I do find it quite uncomfortable walking with the tip poking on my underwear. So I much prefer to do in it bed while I can pay more attention to the exercise. In the advanced exercise plan, I am suppose to practise it by squatting, stepping and in the lunge position. Clearly I am not there yet as I have much more to do to improve holding it. The old saying of quality over quantity applies here for the exercises
The only drawback is the indicator clip. It is too small and easily misplaced. It comes off too easily and I stopped using the clip since it is optional anyway.
Overall, these products have helped me improve my pelvic floor. I found that I have not leaked while coughing or laughing. Even if I leak while sneezing, it was not as much as before I began the exercises. The improvements have been gradual and I'm not expecting massive improvements yet as it will take me at least 12 weeks or more to achieve a better result and of course it also depends on your individual body. This is a short term exercise but it will help you in the long run.
I rate this product 4 stars out of 5. I would recommend them to any women who might need to strengthen their pelvic floor. It is affordable and easy to use. It comes in a travel bag which means it is convenient to take with you if you go on holiday! (Posted on 27 July 2013)
- Easy to use vaginal cones! Review by Carol B
Am on with the middle cone so I feel I am making good progress (Im doing it twice a day) even tried the technique on Hubby - he loved it - most impressed. (Posted on 6 June 2013)
- Not sure about this product Review by Aunty
Dear Aunty, I am sorry that you are having a problem 'feeling' the squeeze. Have you followed the latest Kegel8 Vaginal Cones instructions? http://www.kegel8.co.uk/downloads/instructions/en/exercisecones.pdf
The squeeze should start at your bum (as if trying to stop wind) and move to your vagina, you should then squeeze and lift inwards as if sucking in through your vagina. When a cone is in position and you squeeze correctly you will find that the wand/indicator goes down. This shows you that you are 'engaging' or using the correct muscles.
There are some women who find that their muscles are so weak, they have no feeling, or control whatsoever - if you think this might be you I would recommend that you look at an electronic pelvic toner - these 'make' your muscles move, they literally 'fire' the muscles back into action, these are ideal for women who have lost the connection between brain and pelvic floor and it helps them to re-engage their pelvic floor into working correctly.
Please let me know if I can help you further, we really want you to get exercising and help you to get a stronger pelvic floor
Fiona@Kegel8 (Posted on 1 June 2013)
- Thankyou this really works Review by JRP
- Waste of money would not recommend Review by Kat65
Kegel8 Replies to Kat65 - Dear Kat
I am sorry that you do not feel that the cones have been of help to you. You say that you could not 'feel' the cone, when your pelvic floor is weak you will have reduced sensation, and with regular exercising this will be restored in time. I wonder if your Physiotherapist explained that clinical trials show that exercising against resistance (ie a cone) is clinically proven to be more beneficial than simple 'squeeze and lift' kegel exercises? I would urge you to persevere with the cones - have you seen our new Physiotherapy exercises devised to be used with the cones? (Released April 20th 2013) These are particularly effective and we can send these to you but I can't identify you from your review - please e mail me so we can get these extra exercises to you, they really are particularly useful and beneficial.
We want you to keep exercising, and keep improving the strength of your pelvic floor, and I am concerned that you feel you have wasted your money on the cones. If you want to upgrade to an electronic pelvic toner, or another product in the Kegel8 range please do contact us and we will deduct the cost of the cones from any further purchase. It is vital that you continue to keep exercising to regain the sensation you once had and tp prevent further weakness leading to eventual prolapse. We'd really like to be able to help you. We want all users to be delighted with their Kegel8 purchases and to reap the benefits of a stronger pelvic floor. Please contact us.
Fiona@Kegel8 (Posted on 26 April 2013)