Pilate exercises for uterine prolapse
A uterine prolapse, with symptoms of pain and pressure in yoru pelvis may result in the uterus that protrudes into the opening of the vagina and possibly even moving out of your body. Kegel exercises are not just Pilates, but can be part of your Pilates workout. While surgery is an option, Kegel exercises can tone the pelvic floor muscles and helps to prevent and treat uterine prolapse.
In uterine prolapse, pelvic floor disorder caused by weakness in the muscles surrounding the pelvic floor. This disorder can be caused by many factors, such as pregnancy, vaginal delivery, obesity, chronic cough, straining with lifting movements or bowel. The pelvic floor muscles, ligaments and tissues that act like a hammock to support the uterus, bladder and rectum. When muscles are stretched or torn, supporting the uterus is lost, making it protrudes down into the vagina. Uterine prolapse can be mild or severe, depending on how damaged pelvic floor muscles are.
Treatment options include exercises to strengthen pelvic floor muscles, but severe cases may require surgery. Check with your doctor if you have
symptoms of uterine prolapse.
Kegel exercises are a series of exercises used to strengthen the pubococcygeus or PC muscle, the main muscle of the pelvic floor support. You can do these exercises anywhere and at any time, such as while driving, making meals or even check email. This makes them an exercise of choice for those who suffer from pelvic floor disorders does.
Find the muscle
To do Kegel exercises, learn to squeeze your PC muscle. One way is to insert a finger into the vagina clean and tighten the vaginal muscles. When your feel the pressure, which has strengthened your PC muscle. Another way is to stop the flow of urine when urinating. The muscle you use to do this is the PC muscle. Do not make a habit of stopping the flow of urine or doing Kegel exercises with a full bladder, however, as this can cause an infection in the urinary tract.
To do Kegel exercises, sit, kneel or lie down after emptying your bladder. Contract and relax the PC muscle 100 times three times a day, according to the authors of "Natural Childbirth Bradley Way." As you build muscle, you should be able to hold the contraction for a longer period, increasing to holding the contraction for 10 seconds at a time. With increasing the amount of time that can keep the shrinkage, can reduce the number of repetitions. As you are contracting and relaxing the PC muscle, breathe freely, do not hold your breath.