The muscle increases abdominal pressure by contracting drawing the anus towards the pubis, as when an individual tightens control of the urinary sphincter, the exercises are used in the treatment of stress incontinence

KEGEL EXERCISES: "Kegel Exercises are designed to help women build up strength of the pelvic floor muscles."
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