Pelvic Floor Health

Pelvic floor weakness affects men and women and may be the result of being overweight, associated straining with constipation, persistent heavy lifting, excessive coughing, high impact exercise, ageing as well as changes in hormone levels during menopause and childbirth in women.

Although the pelvic floor muscles are hidden from view, they play an important role in continence, organ support, core strength and stability. These muscles work with the abdominal and back muscles to stabilise and support the spine. The pelvic floor muscles can be consciously controlled and therefore trained much like any other muscle, such as your arm or leg muscles and like other muscles, need regular exercise to function optimally.

To improve and maintain optimum health, it is important to follow a properly prescribed treatment program. Under the guidance of your Instructor and with consistent effort, you will quickly improve core strength and stability, flexibility and reduce any pain and injury.

The Optimum Movement Centre incorporates MedX® equipment along with functional fitness exercises to increase strength, power, mobility, flexibility, agility and endurance to improve your overall fitness and conditioning. As your body becomes stronger, it will naturally also become more efficient.

MedX® machines are the most technologically advanced fitness, sports and medical / rehabilitation equipment available. MedX® equipment is scientifically designed and uses proven technology, incorporating years and millions of dollars of medically based, independent and university based research. These machines operate at a level of friction, provide accurate and even resistance through the full range of movement and specifically and safely isolate the targeted muscle group. The machines have been validated by research published in over 75 peer-reviewed journals. https://www.medxaustralia.com.au/medx/

We would love the opportunity to meet you and see how we can be of service and help you achieve your goals to live a more fulfilled lifestyle. Whether it is for pain management and rehabilitation, maintenance of a healthy and active body or to assist with athletic endeavours, our professional trainers will create a tailored program to suit your specific needs.
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Sources:
http://medstrength.co.nz/advantages-of-medx-machines/
http://pindaraphysio.com.au/services.php?serv=medx
https://www.thewomens.org.au/health-information/pregnancy-and-birth/a-healthy-pregnancy/the-pelvic-floor/
https://www.continence.org.au/pages/how-do-pelvic-floor-muscles-help.html
https://www.health.qld.gov.au/news-alerts/news/find-exercise-pelvic-floor-women-men
https://www.medxaustralia.com.au/medx/


 

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