A fab new device that could take the strain out of exercises undertaken by millions of women after they give birth. Innovo is designed to be strapped to your upper thighs, this £249 gadget is a discreet way of giving a workout to your pelvic floor muscles – the cause of a little talked-about and embarrassing problem which affects more than five million British women!
The Innovo – developed by Irish firm Atlantic Therapeutics – comprises straps inside special shorts that house conductive pads which are secured around your upper thighs. These are connected to a small controller which can be worn around your neck to allow more movement, it delivers a mild electric impulse to the nerves that run down the front of your leg and branch up into your abdomen. This causes the pelvic floor – a sheet of muscles that supports the bladder and urethra – to contract 180 times during a 30-minute session, strengthening the muscles to improve your symptoms.
A great little gadget, a little pricey but in my opinion it is worth it as the benefits and outcome will change some people's lives, no more embarrassing situations and giving you your before child body back. I can now sneeze with the knowledge I no longer have to cross my legs!!
If you'd like an Innovo of your very own you can pick one up from www.Restore the Floor.com for £249 or 6 instalments of £41.50.
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