(Abstracted from Female Pelvic Med Reconstr Surg 2019;25: 252–256)
Multiple medical societies have issued guidelines emphasizing the importance of patient education, behavioral therapy, and/or exercise regimens in the initial treatment and management of women with pelvic floor disorders. Even with these well-established recommendations, however, it is often difficult to engage patients and maintain adherence to treatment plans.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA (N.T.S., E.A.-P., R.P., F.L.); and Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Science, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY (K.T.C.)