Stress Incontinence

STRESS

INCONTINENCE

YOU CAN DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT!!

It’s called “Hypopressives

Training for your Pelvic Floor – stop bladder weakness

THE BENEFITS OF HYPOPRESSIVE EXERCISE

Prevents and treats stress incontinence, prolapse and hernias

Reduces waist size and flattens the abdominal wall

Raises metabolism
by up to 15%

Increases the tone of the abdmoninal and pelvic floor muscles

Increases strength and anaerobic capacity for sports performance

Wakes you up as much
as a cup of coffee

Improves posture and
decreases back and neck pain

Improves sexual
function

Great for breast-feeding
mums

THIS IS FOR YOU IF YOU EXPERIENCE: 

  • Leaking when coughing, sneezing, exercising or laughing
  • Needing to get to a toilet in a hurry
  • Constantly going to the toilet
  • Accidentally losing control of your bladder or bowel
  • Accidentally passing wind
  • Prolapse
  • A feeling in the vagina of heaviness, discomfort, pulling, dragging or dropping.
  • In men may be felt as a bulge in the rectum or feeling of need to open your bowels but not actually needing to go
  • Pain in your pelvic area

HYPOPRESSIVES IS PROVEN TO HAVE A POSITIVE EFFECT ON BOTH THE TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF INCONTINENCE.

Hypopressive abs consists of generating a hypopression in the abdominal cavity. Following a combination of postures and a special respiration (apnea), to elevate and activate the diaphragm as well as elevating the vagina, urethra, bladder, rectum and intestines.  If done correctly this also causes a contraction of the abdominal muscles and the pelvic floor.

Stress Incontinence is common but not NORMAL!!

Common in pregnancy
and menopause

46% of women suffer
from bladder weakness

Constipation makes
incontinence worse

Can be caused by
bad posture

Sit ups make it worse
Kegel exercises are ineffective

FOR THE PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Bladder and Pelvic Floor Weakness
  • Pelvic Prolapse
  • Diastisis Recti  (A recent study carried out in the Quirón Hospital of A Coruña (Northern Spain) found an improvement of diastasis recti in a post-partum group after ten weeks of training).
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Weak Core
  • Back Pain and disc problems
  • Poor Posture
  • Prostate Issues
  • Breathing & Respiratory Problems
  • Sexual Dysfunction

 

HOW WE CAN HELP YOU

With Hypopressives we can teach you how to change the relationship between breathing and the pelvic floor muscles and give you exercises to do at home to maintain it.  The body is complex and changing one thing in isolation does not work.  The body works as a whole, and the approach needs to take into account your breathing, the tone of your abdominal muscles, the abdominal pressure you use when coughing, sneezing etc, the tone of the fascia covering your abdominals, the strength of your back muscles and scapula musculature around the shoulders and the tightness or your diaphragm.  Hypopressives will take all of this into account and Janis or Martin will assess you when you decide to learn more about pelvic floor training or attend one of their workshops.

To find out more about 1-1 sessions or workshops on pelvic floor training and how to improve stress incontinence contact Janis Laking on either number.

01425 652951 for Salisbury/Fordingbridge/Downton/Southampton/Ringwood

01202 300320 for Bournemouth/Poole/Christchurch

Janis and Martin Laking are Chiropractors with over 20+ years of experience.  They are particularly interested in posture and the function of the muscles of the body, including pelvic floor and abdominal muscles with  regard to women and men’s health and they are teachers of Hypopressives. 

See your GP and get diagnosed for what type of incontinence you have and what type you have.

Even if you have seen your GP, Gynaecologist or Women’s Physiotherapist it is unlikely that they have mentioned hypopressives to you because they don’t know about it.

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