When treating patients with urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, feelings of looseness, and poor support of their pelvic floors, I commonly hear patients report that they have been doing kegel exercises for a long time with no improvement in symptoms...honestly, they often see worsening of symptoms.
84% of people who menstruate experience period pain. That means 84% of menstruating people are living with pain that is likely unnecessary and often treatable. More education, awareness, and resources are needed around menstruation cycles. Let's begin here. Read on as we discuss the overly generalized and overly normalized cyclical pain that so many, many people deal with—and ways we can help.