The Conversation asked five experts: should all women do pelvic floor exercises? The answer? Doing them properly is key.
Pelvic floor disorders affect many women, and health professionals often recommend exercising the pelvic floor muscles in order to keep them strong to reduce symptoms and prevent disorder.
The Conversation asked five experts if all women should be exercising these muscles regularly.
Five out of five experts said yes
Here are their detailed responses:
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Disclosures: Hannah Dahlen has received funding from the NHMRC and ARC. Victoria Salmon receives funding from the UK National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of the NIHR, NHS or the Department of Health.