Women feel all of the agonizing symptoms of a urinary tract infection, without actually testing positive for a urinary tract infection. Often, they are perplexed as to why they have been referred to physical therapy for something that seems completely unrelated. So here is where things get interesting: some pelvic floor muscle dysfunctions can mimic the symptoms of urinary tract infections.
Anula has made a name for herself in the Pilates world, being featured in Pilates Style Magazine, is an instructor for Pilates Anytime, and has over 23.7K Instagram followers. Her unique way of thinking about Pilates has caught the attention of many.
The purpose of this post is not to alarm or shame women who have been experiencing painful intercourse and have avoided seeking treatment, but rather to provide awareness and greater insight into this condition in hopes that women may have a better understanding of their condition and what resources exist to help them.
Do you leak when you sneeze? Do you avoid certain activities or exercises because you fear you might have an accident? Does just the idea of jumping on a trampoline have you crossing your legs and squeezing for dear life just at the very thought? If you answered “yes” to any or all of these questions there are some very important things I want you to know…