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What has been your experience with pelvic floor therapy for your IBS?

Pelvic floor therapy and exercises to strengthen the pelvic floor are often recommended to help both men and women with IBS symptoms. What has been your experience with pelvic floor therapy?

  1. I did pelvic floor physical therapy after giving birth, so it's not exactly the same, but I was flaring really badly during that time so I though I'd share anyway.
    I was dealing with a weak pelvic floor at first, so the PT helped a lot with that, but not really with my IBS-D symptoms. However, I then continued to do the strengthening exercices for over a year and all throughout my second pregnancy, until at one point I noticed that I was overdoing it and was actually starting to experience a form of constipation. This went away after working on a too tight pelvic floor.
    I think it can be very beneficial if you're having issues with incontinence or constipation/incomplete evacuation, however, at least in my experience, it did not affect my actual digestive process.
    Karina (team member)

    1. I have had about 10 sessions. The PT recommended a Perifit device. I know it has helped MANY. This is for seniors only. Don't go there. I actually tore two areas trying to insert the device. KGOAL offers a sit upon device which is a much better choice for the elderly.

      1. I'm sorry the Perifit device didn't work for you. Have you been able to try the KGOAL device yet? Karina (team member)

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