Strained bowel movements can add stress to the pelvic floor organs. Dr. Connell shares her advice to reduce constipation and in turn help keep the pelvic floor healthy.
Dr. Kathleen Connell challenges women to follow a pelvic floor-friendly diet by being conscious of the foods and drinks they consume.
If you are pregnant or looking to get pregnant, start pelvic floor exercises now for an easier labor and to reduce the chance of overactive bladder symptoms after birth.
Focusing on a bladder-friendly diet that avoids known irritants and opts for smart alternatives helps to reduce urgency, frequency and bladder discomfort.
Percutaneous tibial nerve stimulation (PTNS) can calm overactive bladder (OAB) – and other urinary issues – with electrical stimulation, helping you avoid surgery.
From the Merry Urogyn Docs: Five New Year’s resolutions, from preventing UTIs and minimizing urinary incontinence to Kegels and maintaining your pelvic floor muscles in the new year.
Dr. Karlotta Davis discusses how to get the most out of your Kegel exercises. Get tips on remembering to do your exercises and learn tricks that can significantly help decrease the effects of urinary incontinence.
Just because you hear the word “mesh” doesn’t mean it’s the transvaginal type and harmful to your body. In fact, CU Urogynecology often recommends mesh as part of a sling treatment, for both incontinence and prolapse conditions. Key differences will help you determine the safest and best treatment.
In this video blog, Dr. Davis explains how practice makes perfect when performing Kegel exercises. Learn what a Kegel is and how to correctly contract the female pelvic floor muscles to help improve incontinence.