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Student Project | Physiotherapy | India | Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023
Effect of Kegel's and Core Strengthening Exercises in Erectile Dysfunction
Kalindi Dev | Mamta Dagar | Nitesh Sura
Abstract: Erectile Dysfunction concerns male sexual dysfunction, regarding the inability of an individual to get an erection firm enough during sexual intercourse and keep focus on hormonal, neurological and vascular issues. The muscles of pelvic floor also play an important role in sexual activity. Prevention of outflow of blood to enlarges the penis and increase in penile rigidity is attain by the contraction of ischiocavernosus and bulbocavernosus muscle, which is one of the causes of such dysfunction. Pelvic floor strengthening exercises are very effective treatment for erectile dysfunction.09 subjects age range from 20 - 35 years were included in the study on the basis of International Index of Erectile Function (IIEF). Kegel?s exercise plus bridging, plank?s, SLR and squats for 3 weeks, duration of weekly sessions was increased after every week. The standard deviation, pre intervention 3.4091 and post intervention 3.4545 and T value was 0.0111 and the P value was 0.9914 which shows that the result is not significant at p<0.05. The participants showed no improvement in their erectile function except one showed slight improvement. Limitation of Study: The intervention duration was not enough to show the significant result.
Keywords: Kegel's exercise, core strengthening exercises, erectile dysfunction, pelvic floor muscles, International Index of Erectile Function, IIEF
Edition: Volume 12 Issue 3, March 2023,
Pages: 1505 - 1507
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