DR. ANN BEAUMONT
about the bladder? Pregnant women tend to have a more frequent urination. Is
that the same with a corset? --- Sandra (7/2/14)
increase in abdominal pressure in the bladder is relatively small. The
musculature, such as diaphragm and the pelvic floor, stretch or expand to
accommodate excessive pressure. Pressure differences from straining or
during lifting can be considerably greater.
urination from bladder compression is not necessarily related to
corset-wearing. The focus of the compression in lacing is different from
that of pregnancy, due to the limited space in the lower pelvis to
accommodate the growing uterus and the clamping of the bladder laterally
between the pubic bone and the uterus. In corseting, this is not the
case, with the pressure focus being at some distance from the bladder.
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