How to Keep Your Zumba Workout Safe for Your Prolapse

Is Zumba safe with a prolapse? Can you modify Zumba to reduce prolapse symptoms and your risk of prolapse worsening? Fortunately many Zumba moves can be modified to help you enjoy your Zumba workout and reduce your risk of prolapse worsening. This Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist information teaches you how to modify the Zumba dance […]

How to Cope With Your Prolapse & Feel Good About Yourself Again

How do you cope with your prolapse? This week I received the following email from Lisa (NZ) who had just been told her bladder prolapse is worsening. Lisa’s email really highlights the emotional impact of prolapse on many women. She’s kindly given me permission to share her email with other women. Here’s Lisa’s email Hello […]

Types of Pessary for Successfully Treating Prolapse With Pros & Cons

Many types of pessary are designed for prolapse management. Fitting the right pessary usually involves trial and error. Women often need to try out a number of different pessaries to get the right fit, a little like trying out a new pair of shoes. The type of pessary you’re fitted with determines the overall success […]

Uterine Prolapse Symptoms to Know & How to Avoid Symptoms Worsening

Are uterine prolapse symptoms bothering you? This Physical Therapist information teaches you how to recognise common uterine prolapse symptoms and simple ways to avoid prolapse worsening. Read on now to learn: What causes uterine prolapse symptoms Common uterine prolapse symptoms How to relieve uterine prolapse symptoms Simple ways to avoid uterine prolapse symptoms worsening What […]

What Causes Prolapse After Childbirth? Key Factors For You to Manage

Knowing what causes prolapse after childbirth can help you manage your prolapse and reduce your risk of prolapse worsening. Read on now to learn: A. What causes prolapse after childbirth? B. Manageable causes of prolapse to avoid prolapse worsening A. What Causes Prolapse After Childbirth? One of the main causes of prolapse after childbirth is […]

12 Exercise Motivation Tips For Women With Prolapse Problems

  Is exercise motivation a problem for you? Do you avoid exercise because of your prolapse? Do you look for excuses to skip your workout? Perhaps you avoid exercise because of your pelvic floor problems.   Read on now to learn: • Common (pelvic floor) reasons for avoiding exercise • What motivates you to exercise? […]

Interval Walking Tops Regular Walking For Health & Fitness

Have you heard of interval walking? Does this sound like it might be a manageable exercise for you? Some forms of high intensity interval training are too demanding to stick with long-term. Most women can manage interval walking including many with pelvic floor problems! Even better … interval walking is more effective than regular walking […]

7 Major Risks For Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse is a very common problem for women. In fact it’s estimated that up to 1 in 2 women who’ve had a vaginal delivery will experience some degree of pelvic organ prolapse in their lifetime. Knowing your prolapse risks may help you reduce your risk or prolapse worsening or repeat prolapse after surgery. […]

How Safe Is Pelvic Floor Splinting With Bowel Emptying?

Many women support (splint) their pelvic floor during bowel emptying. If you’re one of the many women who use this technique, take comfort in the knowledge that you’re definitely not alone! Read on now to learn: What is pelvic floor splinting? When is pelvic floor splinting used? Benefits versus risks? What is Pelvic Floor Splinting? […]

How Safe is Planking Exercise For Your Prolapse?

Should you modify or avoid Planking exercise? Is The Plank safe for your pelvic floor? There’s a great deal of confusion about the safety of Planking exercise for women with prolapse and after pelvic surgery.   Read on now to learn: What Planking is Prolapse symptoms with the Plank Who should be cautious doing Planking […]