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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.
Women's sexual disorders get medical attention in new Stanford program

Women's sexual disorders get medical attention in new Stanford program

1 in 3 women has pelvic floor disorder

1 in 3 women has pelvic floor disorder

Coping with urinary incontinence

Coping with urinary incontinence

Scientists isolate stem cells in womb tissue

Scientists isolate stem cells in womb tissue

Large study to look at injuries that afflict millions of women as a result of childbirth

Large study to look at injuries that afflict millions of women as a result of childbirth

Management of faecal incontinence in adults

Management of faecal incontinence in adults

Sports hernia repair surgery plus innovative rehab program helps athletes return to play

Sports hernia repair surgery plus innovative rehab program helps athletes return to play

Frequent urination often indicates an underlying medical condition

Frequent urination often indicates an underlying medical condition

Biofeedback treatment can successfully re-train bowel muscles

Biofeedback treatment can successfully re-train bowel muscles

Botox for bladder problems

Botox for bladder problems

Damage to muscle during vaginal deliveries connected with pelvic organ prolapse

Damage to muscle during vaginal deliveries connected with pelvic organ prolapse

Prostate adjustable continence therapy is a safe and effective treatment for post radical prostatectomy incontinence

Prostate adjustable continence therapy is a safe and effective treatment for post radical prostatectomy incontinence

Duloxetine proven effective for use in men with stress urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy

Duloxetine proven effective for use in men with stress urinary incontinence after radical prostatectomy

Burch colposuspension prevents De Novo incontinence after abdominal sacrocolpopexy

Burch colposuspension prevents De Novo incontinence after abdominal sacrocolpopexy

Intravaginal surface electromyography (SEMG) being used to treat vaginal pain

Intravaginal surface electromyography (SEMG) being used to treat vaginal pain

Kegel exercises reduce urinary incontinence in women

Kegel exercises reduce urinary incontinence in women

Weight loss and exercise reduces urinary incontinence in women with prediabetes

Weight loss and exercise reduces urinary incontinence in women with prediabetes

Pelvic floor muscle training helps reduce urinary incontinence in women

Pelvic floor muscle training helps reduce urinary incontinence in women

Perineal massage helps childbirth

Perineal massage helps childbirth

Childbirth not linked to urinary incontinence

Childbirth not linked to urinary incontinence