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The pelvic floor is a thin but strong sheet of muscle and connective tissue that closes off the pelvic cavity from below. It supports the pelvic organs, which include the urinary bladder, the uterus, cervix and vagina, and the last part of the large bowel (the rectum) in women. In men, it contains the bladder and the rectum.
Post-menopausal Conversations: Why You Should Talk to Your Clinician

Post-menopausal Conversations: Why You Should Talk to Your Clinician

Newly expanded program at Rush offers relief from pelvic floor problems

Newly expanded program at Rush offers relief from pelvic floor problems

Pelvic mesh implantation horrors

Pelvic mesh implantation horrors

Patients’ life values affect their attendance at medical treatment for pelvic-floor dysfunction

Patients’ life values affect their attendance at medical treatment for pelvic-floor dysfunction

Northwestern Medicine launches new Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause

Northwestern Medicine launches new Center for Sexual Medicine and Menopause

Cutting-edge British femtech brand transforming women’s health with new technology

Cutting-edge British femtech brand transforming women’s health with new technology

Rush Midlife Center addresses health needs of women going through perimenopause

Rush Midlife Center addresses health needs of women going through perimenopause

New law in Rhode Island mandates fertility preservation coverage prior to medical treatment

New law in Rhode Island mandates fertility preservation coverage prior to medical treatment

Study explores long-term consequences of breast surgery on woman's sensuality, sexual function

Study explores long-term consequences of breast surgery on woman's sensuality, sexual function

Identifying overactive bladder syndrome

Identifying overactive bladder syndrome

Study finds link between hot flashes and depressive symptoms

Study finds link between hot flashes and depressive symptoms

Berlin meeting of colorectal specialists to drive best practice and innovation

Berlin meeting of colorectal specialists to drive best practice and innovation

Drug treatment used for other conditions can help women combat urinary incontinence

Drug treatment used for other conditions can help women combat urinary incontinence

Clinical study examines impact of yoga on side-effects caused by prostate cancer treatment

Clinical study examines impact of yoga on side-effects caused by prostate cancer treatment

Pelvic prolapse surgery using mesh no more effective than standard repair?

Pelvic prolapse surgery using mesh no more effective than standard repair?

Study evaluates screening and treatment for subclinical thyroid disease during pregnancy

Study evaluates screening and treatment for subclinical thyroid disease during pregnancy

New system uses remote medical monitoring, mobile games to improve at-home pelvic floor muscle training

New system uses remote medical monitoring, mobile games to improve at-home pelvic floor muscle training

New study finds increasing age as risk factor for decreased postpartum pelvic floor strength

New study finds increasing age as risk factor for decreased postpartum pelvic floor strength

Urinary incontinence symptoms in middle-aged woman linked to lower levels of exercise

Urinary incontinence symptoms in middle-aged woman linked to lower levels of exercise

Study supports clinical utility of DNA-based prenatal blood test in all pregnant women

Study supports clinical utility of DNA-based prenatal blood test in all pregnant women