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Pelvic Floor Strengtheners

These gadgets claim to kick up your Kegels, but are they worth the money?

By Sharlene Breakey - Jan 12, 2021

Google “Kegel trainer” and up pops a dizzying array of gadgets that look like sex toys but are meant to strengthen the pelvic floor, the muscles that cradle the bladder, uterus, and bowel.

According to the National Institutes of Health, a quarter of women in this country have a pelvic floor issue, causing problems like painful sex, weakened orgasm, leaky urine, and constipation.

Electrostimulation Devices

What they are: Wands that deliver gentle electrostimulation, causing vaginal and pelvic floor muscles to contract. Some provide biofeedback.

What we know: According to Heather Jeffcoat, a physical therapist and the author of Sex Without Pain: A Self-Treatment Guide to the Sex Life You Deserve, these can be especially helpful for severely lax muscles; a 2013 review found that electrostimulation improved some types of incontinence in women. Just be aware that they could be painful if not used properly, Jeffcoat says.

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