PELVIC FLOOR TOOLS – HOW DO THEY WORK?
“Sometimes I leak urine, do I need a vaginal weight to strengthen my pelvic floor muscles?”
Vaginal weights are one of a number of devices which may be recommended by a pelvic health physiotherapist to assist pelvic floor muscle strengthening. They come in all shapes and the manufacturers often promise the world. Unsupervised strengthening with a vaginal weight may not be the best option and may even be a bad option. Before trying a weight you should consider an assessment with a pelvic health physiotherapist who will work out what is wrong and where to start to improve your continence.