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Pelvic Floor Muscles


Picture of the location of the pelvic floor muscles

The muscles of the pelvic floor hold the pelvic organs in place. You can notice the pelvic floor muscles most when you squeeze to keep yourself from urinating.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerSarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerKirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology
Last RevisedJanuary 9, 2012

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