News and press

Oct 2011 SP, Brazil. - Maintaining continence is among the functions of the pelvic floor muscles (PFM) and their dysfunction can cause urinary incontinence (UI), which is a common occurrence during pregnancy and the puerperal period. Pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT), therefore, is important during pregnancy, although most women perform the muscle contractions unsatisfactorily..

Biofeedback and the electromyographic activity of pelvic floor muscles in pregnant women.

 
Oct 2011 International Society for Sexual Medicine. - Physical exercise including pelvic floor muscle (PFM) training seems to improve the sexual function of women with urinary incontinence.

Is the Sexual Satisfaction of Postmenopausal Women Enhanced by Physical Exercise and Pelvic Floor Muscle Training?

 
Oct 2011 Oslo, Norway. - Pelvic floor muscle (PFM) training should be first line treatment for female stress urinary incontinence (SUI), pelvic organ prolapse (POP).

Pelvic floor muscle training in treatment of female stress urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and sexual dysfunction.

 
Dec 2008 Udine, Italy. - The review asserted that Pelvic Floor Muscle Training (PFMT) is an effective treatment in women with stress and mixed Urinary Incontinence (UI).

Rationale of pelvic floor muscles training in women with urinary incontinence.

 
Jul 2005 New Jersey, USA. - American researchers demonstrate the effectiveness of biofeedback training on improving the ability of women to perform kegel exercises correctly.

Evaluating the performance of pelvic floor exercises in women with urinary incontinence

 
Oct 2004 Jyväskylä, Finland - Finish researchers demonstrate 12% greater success in reduction in incontinence for women using pelvic floor home training with biofeedback devices vs. traditional pelvic floor exercises without biofeedback.

The effect of home biofeedback training on stress incontinence.

 
Oct 2004 Seoul, Korea - Korean researchers demonstrate similar effectiveness of Functional Electrical Stimulation and Weighted vaginal cones.

A self-directed home biofeedback system for women with symptoms of stress, urge, and mixed incontinence.

 
Jan 2004 Nijmegen, The Netherlands - Netherlands researchers recommend behavioral therapies as first line of treatment for urinary incontinence.

Treating urinary incontinence in the elderly--conservative therapies that work: a systematic review.

 
Oct 2003 Ann Arbor, USA - American researchers recommend behavioral therapies as first line of treatment for urinary incontinence.

Behavioral intervention: the first-line treatment for women with urinary incontinence.

 
Jul 2003 Istanbul, Turkey - Turkish researchers demonstrate greater gains in pelvic floor strength in patients using biofeedback therapy vs. traditional pelvic floor exercises.

Biofeedback and pelvic floor exercises for the rehabilitation of urinary stress incontinence.

 
Jun 2003 Kingston, Canada - Canadian researchers demonstrate effectiveness of postpartum, device assisted kegel exercises in reducing incontinence.

Pelvic floor exercises during and after pregnancy: a systematic review of their role in preventing pelvic floor dysfunction.

 
Apr 2003 Jyväskylä, Finland - Finish researchers correlate incontinence with pelvic muscle floor strength. This is not a big secret, but for anyone that dose not believe incontinence and pelvic floor strength are related, here is the research that demonstrates very clearly that it is the case.

The effect of aging on the electromyographic activity of pelvic floor muscles. A comparative study among stress incontinent patients and asymptomatic women.

 
Dec 2002 Jyväskylä, Finland - Finish researchers show that biofeedback training is much more effective than pelvic floor exercises alone for incontinent women.

Increase in pelvic floor muscle activity after 12 weeks' training: a randomized prospective pilot study.

 
Nov 2002 Sevilla, España - Spanish researchers clearly demonstrate the effectiveness of pelvic floor exercises in preventing surgeries and lowering healthcare costs.

Rehabilitation in female stress urinary incontinence.

 
Jul 2000 Bend, USA - American researchers demonstrate that self directed home biofeedback is an effective treatment for urge, stress, and mixed incontinence.

A self-directed home biofeedback system for women with symptoms of stress, urge, and mixed incontinence.

 
Mar 1999 University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA - American research demonstrating the effectiveness of non-surgical treatment of incontinence in older females.

Long-term efficacy of nonsurgical urinary incontinence treatment in elderly women.

 
Nov 1998 Aalborg Sygehus, Denmark - Danish researchers once again conclude that pelvic floor therapy with biofeedback is effective in the treatment of stress incontinence.

Efficacy of biofeedback in the treatment of urinary stress incontinence.