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17 December 2018 10 Views No comments
How Can Kegel Exercises Help When Running?

How Can Kegel Exercises Help When Running?

Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise. In fact, 10.5 million people in Britain choose to exercise by running.

But when your fitness regime is compromised by a pelvic floor disorder such as stress urinary incontinence, it can become difficult to maintain motivation.

17 December 2018 33 Views No comments
Can Physiotherapists Recommend Medical Devices?

Can Physiotherapists Recommend Medical Devices?

Are you a physiotherapist that has found the perfect product to relieve a patient’s symptoms, but unsure as to whether you’re allowed to recommend it? Don’t worry, Kegel8 have the answer for all physiotherapists out there!

Physiotherapy departments and private practices often lend out medical devices, such as electrical stimulation devices, biofeedback machines, and TENS units. Physios can give advice on the safe and effective use of products and devices to enhance exercise rehabilitation, assist with posture, and relieve pain.

14 December 2018 34 Views No comments
Wearing Pads Will Fast Track You into a Care Home

Wearing Pads Will Fast Track You into a Care Home

As soon as we begin to walk, the involuntary loss of urine is socially stigmatising. Whether this is in school, at work, or in the nursing home – incontinence is a taboo that we must hide.

We can go to great lengths to hide the fact that we suffer from urinary incontinence. We wear black – wet patches will be less noticeable. We use sanitary protection products – we’d rather pad the problem than talk about it! Sound like you? It’s time to face the music and end your suffering once and for all. Read on to learn all about how incontinence affects us when we age.

10 December 2018 43 Views No comments
Are You the Thing That Goes Bump in the Night?

Are You the Thing That Goes Bump in the Night?

Imagine – you’re laying, all cosied up, in your bed. You’ve just got into a comfortable position and have drifted into dreamland. Then, wham! That pesky little bladder of yours wants to go on a midnight adventure to the bathroom. Sure, it’d be ok if it was a one off – but no! You find yourself taking trips to the bathroom maybe twice or more each night!

If this is all too familiar, and you are the thing going bump in the night, you may be suffering from nocturia.

21 November 2018 65 Views No comments
4 Ways To Prevent Erectile Dysfunction

4 Ways To Prevent Erectile Dysfunction

Often pushed to the side by a wall of taboo, erectile dysfunction is a common condition that affects an estimated 152 million men worldwide, and that is expected to grow to 332 million within a few years.

If you have trouble in gaining and maintaining an erection and want to know how to solve your problems naturally without the intervention of drugs, read on to learn how Kegel8 can help you.

19 November 2018 138 Views No comments
How Does Toe Twitching Treat Bladder Issues?

How Does Toe Twitching Treat Bladder Issues?

Suffering from overactive bladder or incontinence, but unable to use a probe with your Kegel8? Don’t worry you’re not the only one. Whether you suffer from vaginal dryness, vaginal atrophy, or if you just don’t want to use a vaginal probe, you can still use your Kegel8 device to strengthen and maintain your pelvic floor. How? The Kegel8 electrode pads can help stimulate the right nerves to do the job. Read on to learn more…

16 November 2018 169 Views No comments
Preparing Your Pelvic Floor for Christmas

Preparing Your Pelvic Floor for Christmas

Whether you’re a scrooge or not, the festive season is upon us. Queue the towering mountain of stuffing balls, brussel sprouts, and chocolate. It’s the one time of the year where pretty much anything goes, it’s Christmas after all! However, one thing we often forget over winter is just how much our actions can wreak havoc on our pelvic floor.

13 November 2018 59 Views No comments
How To Be Kind To Your Pelvic Floor

How To Be Kind To Your Pelvic Floor

Every now and then we all engage in a random act of kindness. Whether it’s helping a friend or a stranger, kindness is becoming the norm. However, one thing that we must remember to be kind to is our pelvic floor.

Today, Kegel8 are celebrating Kindness Day (13th November) and are encouraging you to be kind to your pelvic floor too. To give you a bit of help along the way, Kegel8 have compiled a list of top tips for being kind to your pelvic floor this Kindness Day.

12 November 2018 103 Views No comments
Protect Your Prostate This Movember

Protect Your Prostate This Movember

Despite there being over 47,000 cases each year in the UK, most men are still unaware of the risks of prostate cancer.

Over 92% of men don’t have a clue as to what the prostate gland does, 54% don’t know where it’s located, and 17% of men don’t even know they have one!

Well today we’re going back to school as Kegel8 teaches you all about your prostate; notepads at the ready…

12 November 2018 63 Views No comments
Kegels for Men for Movember

Kegels for Men for Movember

Fathers, husbands, brothers, friends. At least one person that we know are facing a health crisis that isn’t being talked about. It’s time for men to take action on their health. This Movember, Kegel8 are joining the fight to help men live happier, healthier longer lives.

A common misconception – men do have a pelvic floor and it needs the same level of maintenance that women’s do! Without a pelvic floor, you wouldn’t be able to hold in urine, prevent your wind or faeces escaping, or gain or maintain an erection. So, yes, it’s pretty vital for day-to-day activities.