The effect of ankle position on pelvic floor muscle contraction activity in women.

@article{Chen2009TheEO,
  title={The effect of ankle position on pelvic floor muscle contraction activity in women.},
  author={Hsiao-Lien Chen and Yin-Chou Lin and Wen-Jen Chien and Wen-Chen Huang and Hsiao-Yu Lin and Ping-Ling Chen},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2009},
  volume={181 3},
  pages={
          1217-23
        }
}
PURPOSE Stress urinary incontinence is extremely common in women. Conservative management includes pelvic floor muscle exercises to increase strength and muscular contraction forces to improve incontinence. We examined the effects of passive and active ankle flexion on pelvic floor muscle activity during exercises. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 31 married women performed random pelvic floor muscle contractions while standing, and in 8 passive and active positions while pelvic floor muscle… CONTINUE READING

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