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Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology  2021, Vol. 48 Issue (5): 1022-1024    DOI: 10.31083/j.ceog4805164
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Pelvic floor muscle training as a method supporting the treatment of pelvic floor dysfunctions in women
Natalia Smolarek-Kołecka1, *(), Monika Englert-Golon2, Paulina Okrzymowska3, Krystyna Rożek-Piechura3, Radosław Słopień4, Beata Pięta1
1Department of Mother's and Child's Health, University of Medical Sciences of Poznań, 61‐701 Poznań, Poland
2Department of Operative Gynecology, University of Medical Sciences of Poznań, 61‐701 Poznań, Poland
3Department of Physiotherapy in Internal Disease, Wroclaw University of Health and Sport Sciences, 51-612 Wrocław, Poland
4Department of Gynecological Endocrinology Poznan University of Medical Science, 61‐701 Poznań, Poland
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Abstract  
Objective: Pelvic floor dysfunctions in women are a challenge for the modern health care system. Presentation of the most popular types of pelvic floor muscle training used successfully in women at different stages of their lives. Mechanism: In the training of the pelvic floor muscles, it is important to have adequate blood supply and flexibility to build the correct muscle tone, which regulates the correct response to pressure changes in the abdominal cavity. Findings in brief: The exercises are designed to strengthen weakened muscles, improve the quality of life and prepare women for possible surgery. Conclusions: The pelvic floor muscle exercises are the primary method of treatment for patients with pelvic floor disorders.
Key words:  Pelvic floor dysfunctions      Kegel exercises      Abdominal cavity      Pelvic floor muscle training     
Submitted:  02 March 2019      Revised:  16 April 2021      Accepted:  16 April 2021      Published:  15 October 2021     
*Corresponding Author(s):  Natalia Smolarek-Kołecka     E-mail:  smolarek.natalia@wp.pl

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Natalia Smolarek-Kołecka, Monika Englert-Golon, Paulina Okrzymowska, Krystyna Rożek-Piechura, Radosław Słopień, Beata Pięta. Pelvic floor muscle training as a method supporting the treatment of pelvic floor dysfunctions in women. Clinical and Experimental Obstetrics & Gynecology, 2021, 48(5): 1022-1024.

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