Pelvic floor muscle training in males: practical applications

Urology. 2014 Jul;84(1):1-7. doi: 10.1016/j.urology.2014.03.016. Epub 2014 May 10.


The pelvic floor muscles are vital to male genitourinary health. Pelvic floor muscle training may prove helpful in a variety of clinical circumstances: stress urinary incontinence that follows prostate surgery, overactive bladder, postvoid dribbling, erectile dysfunction, ejaculation issues including premature ejaculation, and pelvic pain due to levator muscle spasm.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Exercise Therapy*
  • Genital Diseases, Male / etiology
  • Genital Diseases, Male / therapy*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders / complications
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders / therapy*
  • Urologic Diseases / etiology
  • Urologic Diseases / therapy*