Pelvic floor disorder can affect all women whether or not they've previously given birth. Katy Bowman gives a brief overview as to how posture plays a role in our pelvic floor fitness and demonstrates an easy way to test your core strength. This short clip from her bestselling Aligned and Well DVD gives great information about simple changes in your daily life can improve your health and explains why certain habits you may already have can create or antagonize existing ailments.
Dr Chris Steele has been ITV's This Morning's resident doctor for over 25 years providing much needed down to earth medical information when we need it. Here Dr Chris talks to us about our pelvic floor and the importance of keeping it in tip top condition.
Dr Dawn Harper from Channel 4's Embarrassing Bodies fame is a GP based in Gloucestershire who runs private clinics focusing on women's health. She states continence is the last taboo and it is such a common problem. An estimated 9.6 million or about one in three women have incontinence problems but that could be a gross underestimate because that is only the women who speak up about it. There could be so many more out there suffering in silence. Stress incontinence is so easy to treat with simple pelvic floor exercises.
Tasha Mulligan is a certified Personal Trainer and has earned her Masters in Physical Therapy. In this video she talks about and demonstrates the importance of posture to support our pelvic floor - if we don't support our pelvic floor, how can we expect it to support us?