Your Pelvic Health Book is a guide to better understanding your pelvic floor, bladder, bowel, and sexual health, as well as changes that can occur during menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause.
This audiobook contains tips for people with vaginas and/or uteruses through various ages and stages. This audiobook is written by a pelvic floor physical therapist, Jen Torborg, who has a passion for sharing conversational-style general pelvic health tips.
Topics include: Anatomy and physiology of the bladder, bowel, and sexual/reproductive systems as it pertains to vaginas and uteruses.
The pelvic floor: why it is important, and how to contract, relax, and lengthen the pelvic floor muscles to your advantage, how the pelvic floor is coordinated to your breathing, posture, and movement patterns. How product choices can affect your pelvic health.
Bladder health: healthy bladder habits and how to treat urinary frequency, urgency, and leakage.
Bowel health: healthy bowel movement patterns and how to address bowel dysfunctions (such as pain, constipation, IBS, gas, or fecal incontinence).
Sexual health: safe and healthy sex experiences and how to treat unwanted pain with sex.
The physiology behind menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause, and the difference between normal changes and treatable symptoms.
How physical therapy and other resources can help before and after pelvic and abdominal surgery, and with pelvic organ prolapse or diastasis recti abdominis.