Clue is on a mission to help you understand your body, periods, ovulation, and so much more. Start tracking today. Biceps, triceps…and your pelvic floor? The pelvic floor is a group of muscles and ligaments that support the organs in the pelvis: the uterus, bladder and bowel. Strengthening your pelvic floor won't make you look like Michelle Obama, but is important for your long-term health. When a pelvic floor is strong, organs are well supported and firmly in place.
Clinical Anatomy of the Vulva, Vagina, Lower Pelvis, and Perineum | GLOWM
Reproduction is the process by which organisms make more organisms like themselves. But even though the reproductive system is essential to keeping a species alive, unlike other body systems, it's not essential to keeping an individual alive. In the human reproductive process, two kinds of sex cells, or gametes GAH-meetz , are involved. The male gamete, or sperm, and the female gamete, the egg or ovum, meet in the female's reproductive system.
Vaginal "tightness": Myths, tips, and what you need to know about the pelvic floor
Clinical anatomy is concerned with the anatomic relationships between various structures of the living human organism. These relationships in the pelvis and their physiologic alterations along with the degree of independent function of each organ system are the concern of the gynecologist. Pelvic anatomy is complex and requires careful study and cadaveric dissection. A three-dimensional understanding of the interplay between bones, ligaments, pelvic organs, and muscles helps the gynecologist and pelvic surgeon identify and treat disorders of the pelvic floor.
The development of novel, less invasive therapies for stress urinary incontinence in women requires a thorough knowledge of the relationship between the pathophysiology of incontinence and anatomy. This article provides a review of the anatomy of the pelvic floor and lower urinary tract. Also discussed is the hammock hypothesis, which describes urethral support within the pelvis and provides an explanation of the continence mechanism. The effective management of stress urinary incontinence SUI requires knowledge of the pathophysiologic mechanisms behind the disorder.