From demonstration photos to descriptions, these exercise reminders are intended to reinforce your home care program. To access, enter the password given by your physical therapist.
Promotes lengthening or release of pelvic muscles when there is too much shortening or tension inside the pelvis.
These exercises are a great way to stretch the pelvic floor and neighboring muscles when coupled with breathing and relaxed posturing.
Promotes strengthening or tightening of deep abdominal and back muscles when there is laxity or weakness.
Core strength is essential for pelvic health whether or not laxity or tension exists in the pelvis.
Promotes strengthening or tightening of hip muscles when there is laxity or weakness.
Hip strength is an important partner for pelvic floor strength because of how closely the muscles sit together within the pelvic bowl.
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Refer to the gifs here for common home exercises. Click to enlarge.
- Downward-facing dog + child’s pose
- All fours pelvic tilt
- Standing pelvic tilt
- Lying down pelvic tilt