Medical Minute: Pelvic Floor (Kegel) Exercises

This past week we visited Christine Dooley, a Physical Therapist at our Gold Star Boulevard site, to talk about pelvic floor muscles and how women can strengthen them through Kegel exercises to prevent issues such as stress urinary incontinence. Watch our video below to learn more!

Medical Minute:  Pelvic Floor (Kegel) Exercises

About Christine Dooley, PT

As a graduate of the University of Connecticut with a degree in Physical Therapy, Christine Dooley has been a licensed physical therapist for almost four decades, a majority of that time with Reliant Medical Group. After beginning her career in Orthopedics, Christine now treats almost exclusively patients (women, men and children) with pelvic floor disorders. After a thorough history and assessment, treatments may include patient...

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  1. Posted by Maria Alatalo

    Great video Chris! I’m so glad Reliant is asking individuals from our department to do these informational videos. It is great to see colleagues sharing their expertise and promoting the profession through social media!

    September 6, 2018 10:30 am Reply
  2. Posted by Cindy Puchalski

    Is there an age limit to this exercise’s benefits?

    August 26, 2015 8:05 pm Reply
    • Posted by Reliant Medical Group

      Hi Cindy. There is no age limit, as all of our muscles will respond to faithful strengthening. The results may come a little slower however, so give yourself a good 3 months possibly to see notable results.

      August 27, 2015 6:20 pm Reply
  3. Posted by V. Sullivan

    I am hoping theses exercises will help me with some recent issues. Very helpful video. More women should learn this at an earlier age.

    July 13, 2015 9:45 pm Reply
    • Posted by Reliant Medical Group

      We are happy to hear that our video is helpful to you. Best of luck to you.

      July 14, 2015 12:57 pm Reply
  4. Posted by Brittany

    Great, informative video! Thank you Reliant for offering these services – women everywhere should take note and use these tips to prevent issues later in life!

    July 13, 2015 12:40 pm Reply
    • Posted by Reliant Medical Group

      We’re so happy to hear that you enjoyed our video, Brittany! Thanks for watching.

      July 13, 2015 1:02 pm Reply

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