After vaginal surgery (hysterectomy, prolapse and/or bladder repair) pelvic floor exercises are important for pelvic floor recovery and long-term pelvic floor support. It is now thought that pelvic floor exercises may help to prevent future prolapse and pelvic floor problems.
‘Successful Pelvic Floor Exercises after Vaginal Surgery’ is presented by Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist Michelle Kenway. Michelle provides information and safe exercise instruction for women seeking to recommence pelvic exercises after vaginal surgery. Michelle is the author of Inside Out – the essential women’s guide to pelvic support with Dr Judith Goh, Urgynaecologist.
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This video is suited to women seeking information about how to strengthen their pelvic floor after vaginal surgery, with a focus upon safety, technique and gradual exercise progression. Women who have received the approval of their specialist to recommence pelvic floor exercises will benefit most from this information.
This video has been specifically designed to assist women following:
- hysterectomy (vaginal or abdominal);
- prolapse surgery (vaginal prolapse); or
- bladder repair surgery for incontinence.
Please note: it is important that women commence pelvic floor exercises after vaginal surgery only with the approval of their medical specialist.
Video Contents Overview
This short video teaches women about safety and technique for post-operative pelvic floor exercises including:
When it is most appropriate to commence pelvic floor exercises after vaginal surgery;
How to safely position your body for exercises after vaginal surgery;
Common mistakes to avoid with pelvic floor exercises post pelvic surgery; and
How to gradually progress pelvic floor muscle strength exercises after hysterectomy or prolapse surgery.
Michelle Kenway is a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist and author of Inside Out – the Essential Women’s Guide to Pelvic Support. The Inside Out exercise DVD and book show women how to strengthen the pelvic floor and exercise effectively with pelvic floor safe exercises.