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Pelvic floor training in older women

…also effective in the long run

  • Group training just as effective as individual training
  • Knack-strategy good means to activate the pelvic floor automatically
  • Great extent of self-efficacy, also in the long run

Whether women aged sixty years or older, with stress- or mixed urinary incontinence, train their pelvic floor muscles individually or in a group does not matter: both training modes result in comparable improvements, such as stronger, faster, and better coordinated pelvic floor muscles. These improvements remain present after one year. This is concluded by Canadian scientists, who had 362 older women with stress- or mixed urinary incontinence participate in pelvic floor training, individually or in groups. 

 
 

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