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Give a Lift to the Floor of Your Core!

Tips and History about Kegels from Pat Updated 2/5/2022 Give a lift to the floor of your core! Pelvic floor rehabilitation is very different than “doing Kegels and squeezing as hard as you can and holding…” This old approach has roots in the 1940-50’s and by the time it was revived, many other exercise approaches had moved on!  For example, we wouldn’t ask someone with a weak, painful or injured shoulder to see what is the most weight they can lift, hold as hard as possible for 5-10 seconds, and do that 5-30 times for 3 times a day! Why would you want to do that?  Even so, did you know that Dr. Kegel’s original research proved that women had greater symptom changes with supervised training? The great news is that at Passages PT, there are...