Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, it will work for any women with the desire to strengthen and tone the pelvic floor muscles resulting in increased vaginal health and helping to stop the unwanted flow of urine while intensifying your orgasms.
As you follow the exercise suggestions, you will begin to see the increased number of vaginal contractions you can perform and you'll need to progressive resistance by adding the second spring. As this occurs, stress incontinence improves as well as vaginal control.
All muscles in the body will get weak, soft and loose without exercise. So make a commitment to use your PelvicToner for rest of your life. Make the right decision.
The PelvicToner may produce some soreness or a slightly uncomfortable feeling, but no more than exercising any other body part. If it hurts stop and allow the muscles to recuperate. Making sure that you are relaxed before you begin will help enormously.
As with any muscle that is not used, there will be a loss of tone and atrophy will occur. The breakdown that takes place within the muscle tissue will be gradual. Many women who have discontinued use of the PelvicToner have experienced loss of the vaginal tone and control they achieved and the return of stress incontinence.
Women who are or may be pregnant should not use these products. Any women who are postpartum, prone to genito-urinary tract infections or who have had prior genito-urinary tract surgery should consult their physician prior to using either product.
NO, however; during the course of these exercise women do experience pleasure that is only a bonus to the real benefits of healthy pelvic muscles.
Which ever method you are drawn to, please remember that pelvic health is a vital part of every woman’s life and deserves your attention now.
Fact: Restoring youthful muscle tone after childbirth can have a major impact on sexual satisfaction for both partners and can significantly improve the frequency and intensity of orgasm. The state of the pelvic floor muscles is implicated as a major contributor to the conditions being identified as 'Female Sexual Dysfunction'.
Fact: Very few women exercise their pelvic floor effectively and on a regular basis. Among those that do, very many fail to identify and exercise the correct muscles, and this can do more harm than good.
Fact: 20% of women over 40 experience embarrassing leaks, and over half of all women experience stress incontinence at some time in their lives. The majority fail to seek clinical help and those that do will put up with the symptoms for an average of 4 years before consulting a health professional (Gallup, 1994). It is estimated that 20% of sanitary pad sales are used to self treat the symptoms of stress incontinence.
Fact: Incontinence is a major drain on the resources of the NHS and makes many other 'serious' medical conditions pale into insignificance. An estimated 3,000,000 individuals have suffered symptoms 'in the past year'. The cost to the NHS is estimated at over £350,000,000 per year (source: Continence Foundation, April 2000)
Fact: Doctors recommend pelvic floor exercises as the preferred primary treatment for stress incontinence and 70-80% cure/improvement rates are reported. (Royal College of Physicians, 1995) Fact: Simple pelvic floor exercises deliver a significantly higher rate of objective cure than alternatives such as electrostimulation and vaginal cones (BMJ, 1999)
(source: Practice Nurse April 2002) Women are often unaware of the link between childbirth and incontinence and starting exercises early may prevent problems after birth Pelvic floor exercises are often poorly taught and ineffectively carried out. Clinical studies revealed that 25% of women indicated their sex lives were adversely affected by post-natal incontinence.
Fact: 80% of users of the PelvicToner reported that their stress incontinence symptoms were improved/much improved after just one month - 32% reported an improvement after just one week. (User survey, 2001)
Fact: 50% of users of the PelvicToner noted that they and/or their partner noticed an improvement in their vaginal embrace leading directly to a more satisfying sexual experience. (User survey, 2001)
Fact: The Pelvic Toning exercise routine provides a basis for regular and effective exercise of the pelvic floor and helps to isolate and maximise the work rate of the all-important Pubococcygeal Muscle.