Pelvic Floor Exercisers with Biofeedback
It may be prudent to carry out pelvic floor exercises with the support of pelvic floor trainers or pelvic floor exercisers that have a biofeedback function. Biofeedback provides awareness of your pelvic floor status and motivates you to work towards continuous improvements. Biofeedback encourages you to perform your pelvic floor exercises regularly and for the best outcomes. Biofeedback is a method of presenting a muscular functionality or a muscular effort in visible, audible signals or in numerical values or graphic representation. PFX Exercisers and Peritron Perineometers perform biofeedback by translating muscular function or muscular efforts, such as contractions and relaxations into a form of feedback, which defines how strong the muscles are and how well they perform. Biofeedback can be visual, audible, numerical or graphic and varies between different brands of biofeedback devices.
Performing pelvic floor exercises is equally important in men and in women. In women, pelvic floor exercises ensure strong pelvic floor and prevent incontinence as well as problems related to weak pelvic floor (i.e. prolapse) and sexual dysfunction symptoms. In men pelvic floor exercises can help to prevent erectile dysfunction as well as post micturition dribble and other continence associated problems. Pelvic floor exercises are effective, but only, if carried out regularly and diligently. Most importantly, it is essential to isolate and exercise the correct muscles of the pelvic floor. People often find it difficult to evaluate unsupported pelvic floor exercises due to the lack of feedback on the quality and effectiveness of their efforts.
Pelvic Floor Training and the role of Biofeedback
Medical professionals often advise pelvic floor training as the first line treatment or an adjunct therapy for urinary stress incontinence in women, when urine leaks during coughing, laughing or on exertion or in cases of erectile dysfunction and post micturition dribble in men. In women, strong pelvic floor can prevent incontinence and pelvic organ genital prolapse. Strong pelvic floor also contributes to better sexual function and improves the quality of sex for both partners. Pelvic floor exercises are important for women of any age, but especially before and after childbirth, following hysterectomy and during and after the menopause. It is important that women of all ages look after their pelvic floor as womens waterworks depend on healthy pelvic floor! Pelvic floor problems arising from pelvic muscle weakness are implicated in the development of incontinence and sexual dysfunction.
Pelvic Floor Health Challenge
- motivate and encourage pelvic floor workouts
- ensure exercising of the correct pelvic floor muscles
- achieve step wise improvements in the muscular strength and endurance
- maintain pelvic floor strength at its optimum for life
- prevent continence related problems
- improve sexual function
Please note: Pelvic floor exercises are frequently called Kegel exercises.
You can perform supported Kegel exercises, using pressure pelvic floor trainers with biofeedback to keep you informed on your progress and effectiveness of pelvic floor exercises. We offer a selection of devices with and without biofeedback to help you with Kegel exercises.
Pelvic Floor Exercisers from Win Health Medical
- PFX2V Pelvic Floor Exerciser with Biofeedback and Vaginal Probe
- PFXA Pelvic Floor Exerciser with Biofeedback and Anal Sensor
- iEase Pelvic Floor Exerciser with Biofeedback
Perform your pelvic floor exercises regularly to ensure strong pelvic floor, life long continence and good sexual function.