The Role of the Pelvic Floor Muscles in Common Orthopedic Complaints

2018-12-03T21:18:21-05:00May 1st, 2015|Physical Therapy, Pelvic Floor, Jessica Reale|

The pelvic floor muscles (PFM) refer to a group of muscles inside the pelvis running from the pubic bone to the tailbone and sides of the pelvis. These muscles are most famous for their sphincteric role—meaning they hold back urine and stool. What many people do not realize, however, is that the pelvic floor muscles have other equally important functions. The PFM also work with ligaments and fascia to support the organs of the pelvis, play a crucial role in [...]