Visualise your pelvic floor and see exactly what it is, where it's located and why it is important to train this hidden group of muscles.
For more information and advice, phone the National Continence Helpline on 1800 33 00 66.
The Continence Foundation of Australia is the national peak body promoting bladder and bowel health. The Continence Foundation of Australia's vision is to have a community free of the stigma of incontinence. We provide information on funding, referral and products. We also offer free resources for individuals, carers and professionals to help treat bladder and bowel control problems. Phone a nurse on 1800 33 00 66 for free advice.
The short answer is yes, the terms ‘kegels’ and ‘pelvic floor muscle exercises’ (PFME) refer to the same actions and are often used interchangeably.
Wondering why body weight is often mentioned in information around incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse? The relationship is more significant than you may think.
The Australian Government’s newly-released National Women’s Health Strategy 2020-2030 identifies incontinence as a key health risk for women and girls.
Southern Cross Care is conducting a series of information sessions aimed at people 50 years and over.
Running from the 17 to 23 June 2019, World Continence Week will be celebrated right across the country.
The premier Australian meeting for health professionals working in bladder, bowel and pelvic health returns to Melbourne on 13-16 November 2019 for the 28th annual National Conference on Incontinence (NCOI).