Hysterectomy exercise lying down abdominal exercises teaches women how to safely activate and exercise their lower abdominal muscles. Presented by Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist Michelle Kenway, this exercise video provides women with information and demonstration of pelvic floor safe abdominal core exercises.
This hysterectomy exercise video is the first in our core abdominal muscle series, for exercise progression see video No. 2 Swiss ball Core Exercises after Hysterectomy
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Hysterectomy Exercise Video Suitability
Hysterectomy Exercise video is suited to those women with approval from their medical specialist to return to general exercises after hysterectomy or prolapse repair surgery. Some women with particular health or musculoskeletal problems may not be able to perform exercises lying on their back or side.
Women who may benefit from this hysterectomy exercise video are women:
- Having weak pelvic floor muscles;
- After recovery from abdominal or vaginal hysterectomy;
- After recovery from pelvic prolapse surgery; and
- Post-natal recovery.
Important: always ensure you have obtained the approval of your medical specialist to recommence exercise before commencing this or any exercise program after hysterectomy or pelvic prolapse surgery.
About Hysterectomy Exercise Video
The exercises demonstrated in this exercise recovery video are very gentle deep abdominal core activation and control exercises. The exercises are designed to:
- Promote postural control;
- Activate and gently train deep abdominal muscles;
- Improve lower abdominal tone;
- Assist with spinal and pelvic control; and
- Teach women about pelvic floor safe abdominal muscle exercise.
Hysterectomy Exercise Contents
- How to locate and activate the deep abdominal core muscles lying down;
- Heel slide deep abdominal core exercises; and
- Bent knee fall out deep abdominal core exercise.
Video duration: 10 minutes
For more professional information on abdominal exercises and pelvic floor safe core abdominal exercises refer to Inside Out – the essential women’s guide to pelvic support by Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist Michelle Kenway and Dr Judith Goh Urogynaecologist.
Note: to ensure smooth viewing of the video, it is recommended that you press on this play arrow and then when the video starts loading you press the ‘pause’ button until you can see that the entire video has loaded. This will help avoid the video stopping to load while you watch.
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