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Title Pelvic floor re-education : principles and practice / [edited by] Kaven Baessler [and others]
Edition 2nd ed
Published London : Springer, 2008


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 302 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Functional anatomy of the pelvic floor and lower urinary tract -- Neural control of pelvic floor muscles -- The effects of pregnancy and childbirth on the pelvic floor -- Muscle function and ageing -- Urinary incontinence and voiding dysfunction -- Pelvic organ prolapse -- Anal incontinence, constipation, and obstructed defecation -- Overactive pelvic floor muscles and related pain -- Clinical evaluation of the pelvic floor muscles -- Examination of patients with pelvic organ prolapse -- Urodynamics -- Applying urodynamic findings to clinical practice -- Anorectal physiology -- Ultrasound imaging -- Magnetic resonance imaging -- Electrophysiology -- Outcome measures in pelvic floor rehabilitation -- Concepts of neuromuscular rehabilitation and pelvic floor muscle training
Exercise, feedback, and biofeedback -- Electrical stimulation -- Extracorporeal magnetic stimulation -- Devices -- Alternative methods to pelvic floor muscle awareness and training -- Behavioral treatment -- Stress urinary incontinence -- Evidence for the effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training in the treatment and antenatal prevention of female urinary incontinence -- Postpartum management of the pelvic floor -- Role of perineal clinic -- Overactive bladder -- Sexual dysfunction and the overactive pelvic floor -- Anal incontinence and evacuation difficulties -- Incontinence during sports and fitness activities -- Pelvic organ prolapse: pessary treatment -- Stress urinary incontinence: choice of surgery -- Genital prolapse: surgery for failed conservative treatment -- The anal sphincter
Summary Dealing with pelvic floor re-education, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the subject, along with other aspects of the clinical assessment and management of pelvic floor disorders. It is useful for health care professionals working with incontinent patients
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
In Springer eBooks
Subject Urinary stress incontinence -- Exercise therapy
Urinary incontinence -- Exercise therapy
Fecal incontinence -- Exercise therapy
Muscle contraction.
Pelvic floor.
Urinary Incontinence -- diagnosis
Urinary Incontinence -- rehabilitation
Fecal Incontinence -- diagnosis
Fecal Incontinence -- rehabilitation
Muscle Contraction
Pelvic Floor
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Genitourinary & STDs.
MEDICAL -- Urology.
Pelvic floor
Muscle contraction
Urinary stress incontinence -- Exercise therapy
Form Electronic book
Author Baessler, Kaven.
LC no. 2006926873
ISBN 9781852339685