The rectus abdominus is the most superficial muscle in the abdominal wall. You probably know this muscle as the “6-pack muscle”. There is a right and left side of this muscle with connective tissue between the two sides.
Many times, having children can increase your risk for experiencing incontinence (any involuntary loss of urine-even just a dribble). This does not make it normal and this does not mean there is nothing you can do about it-period.
One of the questions that I ask all my clients during the initial evaluation is whether they are currently experiencing (or have experienced) urinary incontinence. Often, the answer is yes. Currently, one in four women over the age of 18 experience episodes of leaking urine involuntarily.1 This is a problem…a BIG problem. The fact that…
5 Things I Wish I Knew About My Pelvic Floor The pelvic floor, what exactly is it? What does it do? And, why should I care?