The kegel is backed by solid evidence. Unfortunately, like all forms of exercise, kegels can’t help if we don’t actually do them. I’d wager most women who would benefit from kegels fall into the “I did them for a bit, but then stopped” category. That includes me. Although a daily kegel session takes maybe 2-5 … Continue reading Simplify the Kegel
I’ve noticed a lot of physical therapists moving away from the Kegel. Usually, this retreat is about providing “better options” for their patients and a more “integrative” approach to pelvic floor function. From what I can tell, this move is based on new theoretical trends in physical therapy and not on any new emerging evidence. … Continue reading Why I Still Isolate My Kegels
If you read In Defense of the Kegel, you’ll know I am a Kegel fangirl. You’ll also know not everyone is. Read that post first and then come back. I’ll wait. Welcome back. Let’s get to work. Who Should Kegel Most pelvic floor professionals recommend the Kegel. I’m sure you’ve been told to do your … Continue reading Do Kegels Work?
I made an infographic to accompany the post 10 Kegel Cues. Feel free to pin it or add the embed code to your site. Also, if you want a barebones printable pdf of the cues, click here (I wouldn't print the infographic unless you have a ton of ink to spare). Embed this on your … Continue reading 10 Kegel Cues Infographic and Printable