Urinary incontinence remains a topic people are embarrassed to talk about. As a result, many sufferers are unaware that there are non-invasive methods that can strengthen our pelvic floor, such as pelvic floor exercises.
Allanda now supply Carin’s washable smart underwear and pelvic floor exercise programme, which help women regain bladder control and confidence in everyday life. We are proud to introduce Carin within our diverse portfolio of wearables promoting a ‘care to cure’ approach. Click here to read Natasja story.
Around 11million men and women suffer from weakened pelvic floor muscles, but there are ways to get them back in shape. A weak bladder might be more common than hay fever but it’s still a hugely taboo subject. So women everywhere applauded Hollywood actress Kate Winslet when she talked openly about her post-children bladder problems. […]
Male patients who undergo radiation therapy for their prostate cancer can turn to practicing yoga to help reduce the adverse effects typically associated with the treatment, according to a recent study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania. Scientists from UPenn’s Perelman School of Medicine examined the impact of Eischens yoga on prostate cancer by having […]
If you are suffering with urinary incontinence, you need to look at pelvic floor exercises and bladder training. You may have read previous articles about these exercises but if you had not taken previous research findings seriously, a July 2012 review by the American based Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) should give you […]
There is no reason why anyone should have to feel embarrassed about incontinence, but it continues to be a common chronic health condition that diminishes quality of life. Many women experience urinary incontinence for the first time during or after pregnancy. The physical changes of pregnancy, along with the stresses put on the pelvic floor, can cause […]
A July 2012 review by the American based Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) should give you more reason to start pelvic floor (otherwise known as kegel) exercises. According to the review, about 25% of young women and 44% to 57% of middle-aged and postmenopausal women experience involuntary urine loss. Their findings show that age, […]
A 12-week exercise program, including pelvic floor muscle training (other wise known as Pelvic Floor Exercises), during pregnancy can help prevent and treat urinary incontinence in late pregnancy, according to research published online July 17 in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Signe N. Stafne, P.T., of the Norwegian University of Science and […]
We’re always talking about the benefits of Pelvic Floor Exercises for managing Incontinence and Bladder problems. Well it seems that the folks at Tena are just as strong believers as Allanda. They’ve just launched their new Pelvic Floor Exercises “App” which reminds you when and how to do Pelvic Floor Exercises, you can download it […]
A recent study published in Modern Medicine Magazine says that Pelvic floor exercises are safer and significantly more effective than medication for managing both stress and urgency urinary incontinence. It also said that regardless of the therapeutic approach, patient compliance is critical to long-term success. Overall, drugs for urinary incontinence (UI) were said to have […]