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Pelvic Floor Issues In Women

Andrew Siegel MD  8/13/16

The pelvic floor muscles (PFM) are integral in maintaining healthy pelvic anatomy and function. When PFM impairments develop, there are typically one or more of five consequences: 951 more words

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Urethral Bulking Agents: Alternative To Stress Incontinence Surgery

Andrew Siegel MD    8/6/2016

Illustration of bulking agent being injected into urethral tissues to plump up and compress the urethra

Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)

SUI is a common condition that affects one in three women during their lifetimes, most often young or middle-aged women, although it can happen at any age. 1,097 more words

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Arnold Kegel’s Device—The Perineometer: Prototype Resistance Device

Andrew Siegel MD 7/23/16

Image above: Arnold Kegel’s perineometer

The pelvic floor muscles and vagina often become traumatized with the process of pregnancy, labor and vaginal delivery.   907 more words

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Being a Pregnant Unicorn.

I am aware that my days as a pregnant unicorn are numbered, and there is a good chance that before long I will be demoted to a mere pregnant zebra, or tiger. 1,860 more words


Andrew Siegel MD 7/9/16

A “myth” is a widely held but false belief or idea. With respect to Kegel pelvic floor exercises, there are many such myths in existence. 1,205 more words

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Who Is Arnold Kegel And What’s All That Fuss Over The Pelvic Floor?

Andrew Siegel MD 6/25/16

(photo above: Dr. Arnold Kegel, Gladser Studio, 1953)

*Note: Much of this entry is excerpted from The Kegel Fix: Recharging Female Pelvic, Sexual and Urinary Health… 1,280 more words

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Your Pelvic Floor After Childbirth

Andrew Siegel MD 5/21/16

Pregnancy, labor and delivery are amazing experiences culminating in the birth of a precious human being. However, the process can be traumatic with possible untoward pelvic consequences. 895 more words

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