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floor

noun base, basis, bedrock, bottom, flooring, foundation, fundamental basis, girder, ground, groundwork, jumping off point, premise, principle, rudiment, starting point, support, supporting structure, underlying principle, underpinning basis
Associated concepts: floor plan in zoning and construccion laws, hacking the floor in parliamentary procedure, minimum wage
See also: recognition
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Research has shown that proper pelvic floor muscle training and biofeedback dramatically improves voiding dysfunction such as urinary incontinence in children," adds Jodi.
The largest group of sufferers are women post-childbirth, for a variety of reasons, mainly because childbirth affects the pelvic floor and things are not as strong and supportive as they used to be.
The purpose of this study is to measure the effects of a traditional PFMT program (PFMT), involving only PFM contractions, and to compare it to an assisted pelvic floor muscle training (APFMT) program, which includes contraction of the hip musculature in conjunction with the PFM contraction.
This has some good practical tips of how to manage pelvic floor disorders again with some great diagrams, and the ability to customise advice for the patient.
right arrow] BREAK IT: To hone awareness of the pelvic floor and TVA, Davis has dancers lie on their backs, knees bent with feet flat on the floor in a neutral pelvis (front hip bones and pubic bone in the same plane).
The pelvic floor can be assessed adequately with the use of a two-dimensional ultrasound machine, using an abdominal curved array probe.
Only the desire component of the Female Sexual Function Index (FSFI) was significantly lower among women with a pelvic floor disorder, suggesting no notable impact on arousal, lubrication, orgasm, satisfaction, or pain, Dr.
At South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust, specialist physiotherapist Christine Burge has incorporated the good practice and products she discovered in Canada to improve the service offered to women in the region suffering from pelvic floor problems.
During an examination my new physical therapist told me that I had "tone" only on the left side of my pelvic floor.
Left untreated, women with injuries to pelvic floor muscles often experience musculoskeletal pain and urinary problems.
Dorey discusses the cause, prevalence, and assessment of pelvic floor dysfunction in logical chapters that can be referred to independently or read as a continuous text.
Multidisciplinary management of female pelvic floor disorders.