Evaluation of female pelvic-floor muscle function and strength.

@article{B2005EvaluationOF,
  title={Evaluation of female pelvic-floor muscle function and strength.},
  author={K. B{\o} and M. Sherburn},
  journal={Physical therapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={
          269-82
        }
}
Evaluation of pelvic-floor muscle (PFM) function and strength is necessary (1) to be able to teach and give feedback regarding a woman's ability to contract the PFM and (2) to document changes in PFM function and strength throughout intervention. The aims of this article are to give an overview of methods to assess PFM function and strength and to discuss the responsiveness, reliability, and validity of data obtained with the methods available for clinical practice and research today. Palpation… Expand

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