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Beyond Kegels: Effective Strategies for Incontinence Management with Pelvic Path

Beyond Kegels: Effective Strategies for Incontinence Management with Pelvic Path

Incontinence can significantly impact one’s quality of life, affecting both physical comfort and emotional well-being. While Kegel exercises are commonly recommended for strengthening the pelvic floor muscles, there are additional strategies and therapies that can effectively manage incontinence. Pelvic Path is committed to providing comprehensive support and guidance for individuals seeking to regain bladder control and improve their quality of life.

Understanding Incontinence and Its Impact

Incontinence refers to the involuntary loss of urine or feces, often resulting from weakened pelvic floor muscles or dysfunction in the bladder or urinary tract. This condition can manifest in various forms, including stress incontinence, urge incontinence, and mixed incontinence, and it can occur in individuals of all ages and backgrounds. Pelvic Path emphasizes the importance of understanding the underlying causes of incontinence and the impact it can have on daily life, relationships, and self-esteem.

Beyond Kegels: Exploring Effective Strategies for Incontinence Management

While Kegel exercises are a valuable tool for strengthening the pelvic floor muscles, Pelvic Path recognizes that they may not be sufficient for all individuals with incontinence. Therefore, we offer a range of additional strategies and therapies to address the multifaceted nature of incontinence:

  • Behavioral Modifications: Pelvic Path educates individuals on lifestyle modifications and behavioral strategies that can help manage incontinence symptoms. These may include bladder training techniques, scheduled voiding, dietary adjustments, and fluid management strategies to reduce urinary urgency and frequency.
  • Pelvic Floor Exercises: In addition to traditional Kegel exercises, Pelvic Path introduces a variety of pelvic floor exercises designed to target specific muscle groups and improve pelvic floor strength, coordination, and endurance. These exercises deep abdominal muscle activation, and functional exercises in upright positions such as squats, lunges and even upper body strengthening.
  • Biofeedback Therapy: Pelvic Path offers biofeedback therapy, a non-invasive technique that provides real-time feedback on pelvic floor muscle activity. By visualizing muscle contractions on a screen, individuals can learn to better control and coordinate their pelvic floor muscles, leading to improved bladder control and reduced incontinence episodes.
  • Electrical Stimulation: Electrical stimulation therapy involves the use of low-voltage electrical currents to stimulate the pelvic floor muscles, promoting muscle contraction and strengthening. This therapy can be particularly beneficial for individuals with weak or underactive pelvic floor muscles, helping them regain control over bladder function.
  • Pelvic Floor Massage and Manual Therapy: Pelvic Path offers pelvic floor massage and manual therapy techniques to release tension, improve blood flow, and restore mobility in the pelvic floor muscles and surrounding tissues. These hands-on therapies can help alleviate muscle tightness, pain, and discomfort associated with incontinence.

Personalized Approaches to Incontinence Treatment

At Pelvic Path, we recognize that each individual’s experience with incontinence is unique, and we tailor our treatment approaches to meet their specific needs and goals. Our expert team conducts thorough assessments to identify the underlying causes of incontinence and develop personalized treatment plans that address the root issues contributing to bladder dysfunction. Whether through exercises, therapies, or behavioral modifications, Pelvic Path is dedicated to empowering individuals to regain control over their bladder and improve their quality of life.

Empowering Individuals to Take Control of Their Bladder Health

Pelvic Path is committed to providing comprehensive support and guidance for individuals seeking to manage incontinence and improve their bladder health. Our holistic approach addresses the physical, emotional, and social aspects of incontinence, empowering individuals to take control of their bladder health and live life to the fullest. With Pelvic Path’s expertise and support, individuals can overcome the challenges of incontinence and enjoy greater freedom, confidence, and well-being.


Dr. Marci Silverberg

MPT, PPCES- Owner and Founder

We help people feel confident and strong so they can return to the activities they love without leaking, pain or heaviness

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