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Pelvic Floor First

Pelvic Floor First
developed by Continence Foundation of Australia


Allows networking with other people like me / Family / FriendsSupport to deal with symptoms/disabilitiesInformation

English

Cost: Free

App to enable people to exercise pelvic floor muscles to maintain or improve bladder control, and exercise safely.

“Pelvic Floor First is a free, safe-exercise app to enable people at risk of or living with pelvic floor dysfunction to continue to exercise without putting additional pressure on their pelvic floor.
The Pelvic Floor First app has customised workouts for people of all fitness levels and pelvic floor strength. The wide range of exercises have been designed by a physiotherapist and fitness leader to ensure people enjoy the benefits of a total-body workout that protects their pelvic floor muscles.

App features include:

  • Instructional videos and audio
  • Detailed instructions for each exercise
  • Pelvic floor muscle exercise guide
  • Ability to save favourite exercises in personalised workouts
  • Links to useful websites to learn more about your pelvic floor

The free app is based on the Continence Foundation of Australia's Pelvic Floor First website.”
“The Continence Foundation's free, safe-exercise app is now available to view online at http://app.pelvicfloorfirst.org.au/index.php
The online version has the same three customised workouts for people of all fitness levels and pelvic floor strength. The wide range of exercises have been designed by physiotherapist and fitness leader Lisa Westlake to ensure people enjoy the benefits of a total-body workout that protects their pelvic floor muscles.” 

Continence Foundation of Australia, the patient group which developed the app. | http://bit.ly/2F3Fh9Z. http://bit.ly/2F8XX8i


Tags: Disability  ·  Health, Wellness & Care in the Community (HWCC)

Squeezy

Squeezy
developed by Living with Ltd


RemindersSupport to deal with symptoms/disabilitiesSelf-monitoringTrackersInformation

Arabic / English

Cost: £2.99 or equivalent

App to help women build pelvic floor exercises into their daily routines.

“There are also apps to help. The one often recommended by physiotherapists is Squeezy, which costs £2.99, is NHS-endorsed and has an audio-visual guide to help you squeeze and relax. You can set reminders and personalise your exercise programme plus it will fit with a detailed programme that a physiotherapist may give you. Have a look at www.squeezyapp.co.uk for more information or visit the App store or Google Play.”

Myra Robson, Senior pelvic health physiotherapist, writing for patient charity Bladder Health UK. | http://bit.ly/2L0qZKV


Tags: Health, Wellness & Care in the Community (HWCC)  ·  Medical

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