Pelvic floor muscle training is effective in treatment of female stress urinary incontinence, but how does it work?

@article{B2004PelvicFM,
  title={Pelvic floor muscle training is effective in treatment of female stress urinary incontinence, but how does it work?},
  author={K. B{\o}},
  journal={International Urogynecology Journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={15},
  pages={76-84}
}
  • K. Bø
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • International Urogynecology Journal
To date several randomized controlled trials (RCT) have shown that pelvic floor muscle (PFM) training is effective in the treatment of female stress (SUI) and mixed urinary incontinence and, therefore, it is recommended as a first-line therapy. While the effectiveness of treatment is established, there are different theoretical rationales for why PFM training is effective. The aims of this article are to discuss the theories behind why PFM training is effective in treating SUI and to discuss… Expand
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