25 February 2016

Action point


We’ve all heard how Kegel exercises can help improve urinary incontinence, but now there’s an app for that.

The Kegel Nation app, designed by the Urology faculty at the University of California San Francisco, allows users to measure how much time they spend contracting and relaxing their pelvic muscles while completing their Kegel exercises.

You can also track urinary urgency episodes, voluntary urination events, urinary incontinence events or wetting and the number or urinary pads used.

The Kegel Nation app is only available on iOS: iTunes Watch physiotherapist Corina Avni talk about Kegel exercises.