Bridge Exercise for Pelvic Health

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Pelvic Floor Exercises help build and restore strength in the group of muscles that support the pelvic organs.

Benefits include:
Pelvic floor activation and stability
Core activation and stability
Gluteal strength
Adductor (inner thigh) strength
Hamstring strength

Directions on how to properly perform the Bridge Exercise:

  1. Lying of floor with knees bent
  2. Place a ball or pillow between the knees
  3. Brace your abdominals
  4. Contract and pull up on the pelvic floor
  5. Squeeze the ball (helps activate pelvic floor muscles)
  6. Press down on your feet, contract your glutes and lift the pelvis.

Hold for 5 counts.  Slowly lower to the floor.

Repeat 10x for 3 sets.

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Dr. Vincent Sferra

Dr. Vincent Sferra

Dr. Vincent Sferra is the founder and Clinic Director of Natural Medicine & Rehabilitation. He is Board Certified in Chiropractic Medicine and Chiropractic Neurology, a Certified Clinical Nutritionist, and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certified by the National Strength & Conditioning Association. He has been in practice and providing educational health and wellness programs in the community since 1986.

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