This Valentine’s we hope that POGP members will help POGP with a “first”, a small campaign to proactively promote the importance and efficacy of pelvic floor muscle training for sexual function and pleasure.
The POGP wants to improve signposting for men and women for sexual dysfunction this Valentines Day by running a 'pucker up your pelvic floor' campaign. This campaign aims to give our members some promotional material and the backing of POGP to promote our role within sexual health for both women and men. The media is starting to address it as a topic but a lot of these articles have no mention of physiotherapy as a treatment tool. We are working on trying to change this.
Men or women may come to see you for a host of sexual dysfunctions including but not limited to:
- Painful intercourse
- Urinary leakage
- Orgasm problems
- Vaginal tightness
- Erectile dysfunction
How You Can Get Involved
POGP has created two eye-catching gender-specific A4 posters to highlight the positive aspects of healthy pelvic floor and the role of the specialist physiotherapist. There is also signposting to the POGP website and specifically the booklets Pelvic Floor Exercises (for Men) and Pelvic Floor Exercises (for women).
Download your pdf copies below along with a letter to our members or those interested and use to help promote the campaign and/or your physiotherapy services. You might choose to laminate them to use as a poster, or print off to use as flyers.
• display in client waiting areas
• fix to the back of toilet doors
• handout with the next appointment card
• display in workplaces of friends and family • mother and baby groups
• gyms, sports centres, exercise classes
• village notice boards
Download the posters and lets get discussing our role in sexual health and dysfunction!
If you are on Twitter you can use the hashtag #puckerup and message us @thePOGP during the campaign
We are also on Facebook and you can find us under the name POGP Members Area and can join if you are an affiliate or full member of POGP.