Pfilates | 2012 April

April 2012

The Silent Despair of Urinary Incontinence

22 Apr 2012 Posted by pfilates in Uncategorized

“I’m afraid to leave the house since I never know when I’ll have to use the restroom.” “Every night I get up to urinate 2 to 3 times.” “It feels like I have no control over my bladder.” These are just a handful of comments women share with me each and every day. As they struggle to cope with the consequences of Stress Urinary Incontinence, most women feel broken and alone. Usually the result of one or more vaginal deliveries, these women have been left with a pelvic floor that no longer properly supports their bladders. The result is an almost constant need to urinate. Coughing, sneezing, exercise and a host of other normal daily activities often lead to urine leakage. And due to the state of their pelvic floor muscles, these women also experience less than satisfying sex lives…