A systematic review of 2 research articles suggests that Pilates is not effective at modifying pelvic floor muscle function in healthy women. The authors highlight the lack of consensus in measuring pelvic floor muscle function, pointing to the subjectivity of digital palpation in the vaginal canal. Objective measures using perineometry are also difficult to standardise due to variation in devices.
The full paper is available at https://www.bodyworkmovementtherapies.com/article/S1360-8592(18)30176-1/fulltext
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