Physio Safe Leg Exercises (Hips, Butt & Thighs) for Prolapse & After Prolapse Surgery

If you’re looking for safe leg exercises (hips, butt & thighs) with prolapse problems for home or in the gym, this routine is for you. Physiotherapist Michelle Kenway guides you through a series of pelvic floor friendly leg exercises that will help you strengthen and tone your hips, thighs and buttocks without worsening prolapse symptoms. […]

How to Ensure Successful Rectocele Surgery (plus Benefits and Risks of Rectocele Repair)

Are you considering having rectocele surgery? Some women have good outcomes while others have ongoing symptoms that may require further rectocele repair. The type of rectocele surgery performed may determine the success of surgery. Research now suggests that one popular approach to surgery is more successful than another. Read on now to learn the types […]

Walking After Prolapse Surgery Physiotherapist Guidelines Weeks 1-6

Walking after prolapse surgery is the exercise of choice for most women. Walking promotes physical recovery and reduces the risk of postoperative complications. This Physiotherapist walking guide for weeks 1-6 after prolapse surgery includes: When to start walking after your prolapse surgery How much walking in week 1 How to progress walking during the first […]

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? Yes! 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 […]

How to Cope With Your Prolapse and Feel Good 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 and 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 […]

How to Avoid Your Uterine Prolapse 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 […]