The pelvic floor is a sling of muscles that supports the organs in our lower abdomen. We can't see them, but they help with sexual function peeing and pooping — and can be connected to issues from pain during penetrative sex to urine or stool leakage. Increasing awareness of these muscles and common issues is still in progress by patients and the Western medical community.
Anita figures out why everybody's talking about the pelvic floor. Turns out, getting-to-know the hammock-like structure of muscles we carry around has helped some people heal their relationships with sex and their bodies. She also uncovers the game-changing ways her own dad has contributed to pelvic floor medicine.