If you suffer from incontinence, performing the Knack technique can help prevent those little leaks when you laugh, sneeze or cough.
It is during these times that your pelvic floor muscles are put under sudden pressure and are forced to quickly react to save you from embarrassment.
Watch Physiotherapist, Amanda Savage, speak to Kegel8 Founder and Managing Director, Stephanie Taylor, about the Knack Technique in the first installment of 'Pelvic Floor Exercise Techniques'.
By now, most of us know about the importance of a healthy and strong pelvic floor. But other than your Kegel exercises, how can you guarantee that your pelvic floor muscles will not weaken?
In the sixth instalment of 'The Pelvic Floor', Stephanie Taylor, Kegel8 Founder and Managing Director, and physiotherapist, Amanda Savage, talk about the effect of weight gain to your pelvic floor; explaining how your pelvic floor muscles strain underneath pressure, what this leads to, and what you can do to help relieve your suffering muscles.
It’s commonly known that a strong pelvic floor is a healthy pelvic floor, but where’s the limit? It can be possible for the pelvic floor to be over-exercised and become too tight.
In the fifth instalment of 'The Pelvic Floor', physiotherapist, Amanda Savage, talks to Kegel8 Founder and Managing Director, Stephanie Taylor, about over-exercising the pelvic floor and the problems that can occur as a result of it being too tight.
You may not realise, but breathing is an essential part of performing your pelvic floor exercises, just as it is for any other form of exercise.
In the fourth instalment of ‘The Pelvic Floor’, physiotherapist, Amanda Savage, speaks to Kegel8 Founder and Managing Director, Stephanie Taylor, about the importance of breathing during your pelvic floor exercises and how to learn to do so.
Incontinence is an extremely common condition. If you suffer, it’s vital to remember that you are not alone. The pelvic floor has a large impact on the prevention of incontinence, so if your pelvic floor is weakened, you are more likely to suffer with urinary or bowel incontinence.
In this third instalment of ‘The Pelvic Floor’, physiotherapist, Amanda Savage, speaks to Stephanie Taylor, Kegel8 Founder and Managing Director, about the relationship between the pelvic floor and incontinence, and how your pelvic floor muscles work to prevent and manage incontinence.
The structure of your pelvic floor in relation to your uterus, bladder and bowel is essential for maintaining bodily functions. A strong pelvic floor will help to hold your pelvic organs in place.
In the second instalment of ‘The Pelvic Floor’, physiotherapist Amanda Savage, and Kegel8 Founder and Managing Director, Stephanie Taylor, discuss the structure of your pelvic organs and muscles, and how they experience damage on a daily basis.
You’ve probably heard of Kegel (pelvic floor) exercises by now, but do you know the importance of them? Your pelvic floor muscles are important for your posture, the control of your bladder and bowel, and childbirth. In this first instalment of ‘The Pelvic Floor’, physiotherapist, Amanda Savage, talks to Stephanie Taylor, Founder and Managing Director of Kegel8, about the value of the pelvic floor and the functions that it must perform on a daily basis.
It is likely that you won’t hear of the term ‘prolapse’ until you experience it. Pelvic organ prolapse is the fault of damaged or weakened pelvic floor muscles, which cause the pelvic organs to droop into your vagina or rectum.
In this video, Kegel8 Founder and Managing Director, Stephanie Taylor, guides you through the signs of a prolapse, the causes, and the treatment options. But most importantly, how Kegel8 can prevent and treat a pelvic organ prolapse.
Those little oops moments may seem like a normal part of ageing life. Spoiler alert: They’re not! Incontinence is a common condition and it’s telling your body that something is not quite right.
In this video, Stephanie Taylor, Founder and Managing Director of Kegel8, speaks about the warning signs of incontinence. Treating the weakness is a priority, and Kegel8 can help you to regain control from incontinence.