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Advances in Urology
Volume 2014, Article ID 487436, 7 pages
Research Article

Pelvic Muscle Rehabilitation: A Standardized Protocol for Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

1Division of Minimally Invasive Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77054, USA
2Pelvic Health and Physical Therapy Center, Houston, TX 77054, USA

Received 31 July 2013; Accepted 24 December 2013; Published 11 June 2014

Academic Editor: Ouida L. Westney

Copyright © 2014 Rodrigo Pedraza et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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