- Begin by emptying your bladder.
- Tighten the pelvic floor muscles and hold for a count of 10.
- Relax the muscles completely for a count of 10.
- Do 10 repetitions, 3 to 5 times a day (morning, afternoon, and night).
How do you do pelvic floor physical therapy at home?
- Squeeze the muscles that you use to stop your urine flow. Make sure to focus only on your pelvic floor muscles.
- Hold for at least 4 seconds.
- Slowly exhale through your mouth and gradually release the hold.
- You can test your pelvic floor muscles with a simple stop–start test.
Can you do pelvic floor therapy yourself?
Pelvic floor therapy at home
Other simple at-home techniques to work out your pelvic floor muscles include Kegels and reverse Kegels. You may also want to ask your pelvic floor therapist about using Kegel weights to increase your pelvic floor strength.
How do I rehab my pelvic floor?
To strengthen your pelvic floor muscles, sit comfortably and squeeze the muscles 10 to 15 times. Do not hold your breath or tighten your stomach, bottom or thigh muscles at the same time. When you get used to doing pelvic floor exercises, you can try holding each squeeze for a few seconds.