The word "dowager" originally meant a “dignified elderly woman”. Because hyperkyphosis and its bent-over posture are often associated with older women, the term "dowager hump" became used to describe this condition.
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Rectal Spasm, Levator Ani Syndrome and Proctalgia Fugax Treatment
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Pelvic floor muscles such as levator ani, coccygeus and obturator internus attach to the front, back and sides of the pelvis and sacrum and form the bottom
Levator Ani Syndrome causes chronic rectal pain that can drive some sufferers to despair, even though it is not life-threatening. Our guest blogger, Mike from the US, was kind enough to write about his experience of Levator Ani, which, from the messages we receive, would seem to quite common, and can sometimes accompany Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Read Mike's experience here: http://www.ibs-life.com/levator-ani-syndrome.html