Smarter Tech for Strengthening Pelvic Floor Muscles
Having strong pelvic floor muscles gives us control over our bladders and bowels. Both men and women can face pelvic floor weakness over time, where the internal organs are not fully supported.
What are pelvic floor muscles?
The pelvic floor muscles stretch like a muscular trampoline from the tailbone to the pubic bone. These muscles are normally firm and thick. They support the pelvic organs, which include the bladder and bowel in men, and the bladder, bowel and uterus in women.
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What causes my pelvic floor muscles to weaken?
For men, common causes of weak pelvic floor muscles include repeated heavy lifting and surgery for prostate cancer. For women, common causes include pregnancy and childbirth.
How can technology strengthen my pelvic floor muscles?
Apart from the many gizmos that promise to exercise your pelvic floor, treatments such as SW1’s Magnetic Muscle Sculpting can tighten these muscles. Magnetic Muscle Sculpting uses the latest Functional Magnetic Stimulations (FMS) to improve the tone of treated muscles.
FMS uses electro-magnetic induction to directly activate motor neurons. Contraction of the muscles occurs when the neutron cell is depolarised. Compared to the traditionally employed electrical muscle stimulation, FMS is more comfortable and does not require direct skin contact. Furthermore, as FMS uses magnetic waves, it is able to reach deep muscle groups. This allows for enhanced treatment areas and better results.
Of course, one should maintain a healthy and active lifestyle in order to see the best results. It is also important for individuals to keep their body weight in an ideal range.
This therapy may be used as a rehabilitation for individuals with sports injuries. It should then be complemented by physiotherapy for affected areas. Speak to your physiotherapist before going for the muscle sculpting treatment.
Mothers who are using Magnetic Muscle Sculpting to tone their pelvic floor should also continue with their Kegel exercises at home to see the desired results.