Pelvic pain, painful sex? tight pelvic floor muscles explained


Pelvic pain due to tight pelvic floor muscles: What and where are the pelvic floor muscles? Men and women both have similar pelvic floor muscles. These are the muscles at the base of the pelvis that surround our pelvic organs. The pelvic organs are the bladder and bowel in both men and women. The pelvic […]

Pelvic Organ Prolapse explained


Pelvic organ prolapse is something that happens to women. There is increased risk of pelvic organ prolapse for women who have had their children via vaginal delivery. However chronic cough, straining to empty the bowel, heavy lifting and being over your ideal weight, can all increase risk of pelvic organ prolapse. In other words, you […]

overactive bladder explained


Overactive Bladder: How does my bladder work and why does it go wrong? men and women can suffer with this problem So the bladder is a small storage vessel down at the front of your pelvis. The bladder wall is made of muscle. Like other organs in the body like the heart, the muscle is […]