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The Sports Archives - When Can You Start Exercising Properly After You’ve Given Birth?

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If you were an avid gym goer before giving birth, and you’re keen to get back to it, it’s not that clear-cut. When it comes to getting back to the gym, you need to think about the amount of stress you put have on your body in the act of giving birth, as well as breastfeeding, lack of sleep, and so forth. 487 more words

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Dealing With the Debs

Ever since I started writing about my ongoing problem with a Deb, I’ve been collecting enough hints on how to deal with such characters to write a primer. 772 more words

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Integrating Kegels With Other Exercises

Andrew Siegel MD     3/17/2018

Initially, it is important to isolate the pelvic floor muscles (PFM) and exercise them while not actively contracting any other muscle groups. 617 more words

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Nuts and Bolts of Pelvic Floor Muscle Training: Part 4

Andrew Siegel MD   3/3/2018

There are few, if any, pelvic programs in existence targeted for specific pelvic floor dysfunctions, as what you will generally find is a “one-size-fits-all” approach. 2,043 more words

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The Nuts and Bolts of Pelvic Floor Muscle Training (PFMT): Part 3

Andrew Siegel MD   2/17/2018

What follows in this and the next few blog entries are pelvic training programs that I have crafted based on my specialized training in pelvic medicine and surgery; clinical experience; and interactions with physical therapists, exercise/fitness experts, Pilates instructors, yoga instructors and most importantly, my patients. 929 more words

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The Nuts and Bolts of Pelvic Floor Muscle Training (PFMT): Part 2

Andrew Siegel MD    2/10/18

This is a continuation of last week’s entry.  Remember, PFMT is equally appropriate for males as well as females –both genders have these important muscles that can benefit from whipping them into shape. 1,114 more words

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The Nuts and Bolts of Pelvic Floor Muscle Training (PFMT): Part 1

Andrew Siegel MD  2/3/18

I received intensive exposure to surgical aspects of pelvic health at UCLA School of Medicine, where I spent a year training in pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery following completion of my urology residency at University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. 853 more words

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