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11 July 2018 51 Views
The Latest on the Mesh Surgery Scandal

The Latest on the Mesh Surgery Scandal

In response to campaigning from women suffering from mesh complications, NHS England has put an immediate ban on the use of mesh in surgical operations. More than 100,000 women in the UK have had mesh fitted as part of pelvic surgeries. Most do not suffer with any related complications, however, some women are left with life changing injuries.

18 June 2018 36 Views
Elaine Miller's 5 Top Tips to Save Your Pelvic Floor From Incontinence

Elaine Miller's 5 Top Tips to Save Your Pelvic Floor From Incontinence

This week is World Continence Week, and the #pelvicroar campaign has been exploring the impact incontinence has on lives across the UK.

A weak pelvic floor is the leading cause for urinary incontinence. So we've spoken to pelvic health Physiotherapist and stand up comedian, Elaine Miller, to share some top tips on how to save your pelvic floor from harm.

18 June 2018 28 Views
It's Time for a Change in Pelvic Floor Health! #pelvicroar

It's Time for a Change in Pelvic Floor Health! #pelvicroar

#Pelvicroar (www.pelvicroar.org) is a physiotherapy-led collaboration in pelvic health campaigning. Launching this World Continence Week, 18-24th June 2018.

Most women will suffer from a pelvic floor disorder at some point during their life. The majority of which are easily curable. Sadly, many women are unaware that help is available, and even if they are, many are too embarrassed to seek help. This means that currently only 1 in 5 women visit their GP for help, after waiting an average of 6.5 years before doing so.

18 June 2018 24 Views
Better Orgasms and No Leaks: Tips for a Strong Pelvic Floor

Better Orgasms and No Leaks: Tips for a Strong Pelvic Floor

Talented Comedian, Physiotherapist, head Gusset Gripper, and friend of Kegel8, Elaine Miller has hit the headlines this week.

In a film for the BBC, Elaine meets a group of new mums to discuss the importance of pelvic floor exercises following pregnancy and childbirth. The video has now been viewed more than 1.6 million times on Facebook alone and has been trending all week on the BBC news homepage.

We're delighted that so many people are interested in learning more about pelvic floor exercises. Even if it took Elaine having to dress up as a vulva to achieve it...

By Kegel8 30 January 2018 34 Views
Kegel8 features in Health & Wellbeing Magazine

Kegel8 features in Health & Wellbeing Magazine

Here at Kegel8, as many of you will know, we are extremely passionate about your pelvic floor health and we want as many people as possible to be blessed with the knowledge that will ensure they too will have a healthy pelvic floor.
By Kegel8 23 July 2015 27 Views
Have you heard? The new waist trainer could be damaging your pelvic floor

Have you heard? The new waist trainer could be damaging your pelvic floor

Waist training is the new craze, celebrity fans such as Kim Kardashian and Jessica Alba swear by its effectiveness and post regular snaps on Instagram of them sporting their waists being clinched tightly by these new trainers.
By Kegel8 21 July 2015 30 Views
Charlotte Crosby: Me Me Me... and wee!

Charlotte Crosby: Me Me Me... and wee!

Did anyone catch this interview last week? We felt for Geordie Shore's Charlotte… how did it make you feel?
By Kegel8 1 July 2014 18 Views
Which? research shows labour TENS helps!

Which? research shows labour TENS helps!

A recent survey by Which? UK found 7/10 mums who used a labour TENS machine found it helped reduce the pain of giving birth. Not only is Kegel8 Mother Nurture a fantastic labour TENS with a boost button, helping you through contractions, it is also a pelvic toner to strengthen your pelvic floor before and after pregnancy.
By Kegel8 24 January 2014 20 Views
Welcome To the New Look Kegel8!

Welcome To the New Look Kegel8!

We’ve redesigned our website to make it more user-friendly, so you can access all the information you need quickly and easily. Plus, we think it looks pretty swish too!

By Kegel8 14 October 2013 30 Views
What Difference Can 10% Weight Loss Make? Today's Top Pelvic Tip

What Difference Can 10% Weight Loss Make? Today's Top Pelvic Tip

At the end of last week, our fabulous Kegel8 Trainer was featured in the Daily Mail, alongside a statistic regarding the effect that weight loss has on the pelvic floor. Find out here what difference a mere 10% weight loss can make...