How Long to Wait for Safe Return to Exercise After Prolapse Surgery?

How long do you need to wait before returning to exercise after prolapse surgery? Is it safe to return to your regular exercise after prolapse surgery? This Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy information helps you plan your safe return to exercise. Read on now to learn: Problems with returning too soon to exercise after prolapse surgery How […]

Why you Must Avoid Constant Pelvic Floor Bracing

Are you confused about when to contract and relax your pelvic floor? Many women make the mistake of constant pelvic floor bracing (contracting) and forget the importance of relaxing their pelvic floor muscles. Constantly bracing your pelvic floor muscles can cause serious and debilitating pelvic floor problems. Read on now to learn: How your pelvic […]

When to Contract Your Pelvic Floor During Exercise

It can be very confusing to know when to contract your pelvic floor during exercise. Should you activate your pelvic floor when you’re walking or hiking? What about during your exercise class or in the gym? Women often make the mistake of contracting (bracing) their pelvic floor muscles constantly during exercise making their pelvic floor […]

Side Plank Abdominal Core Exercise for Women With Prolapse

Are you looking for prolapse-friendly abdominal core exercises?  Have you considered the modified Side Plank (or Side Bridge) for strengthening your core and trimming your waist? Side Plank is a pelvic floor friendly core abdominal exercise. You may wish to consider including this core exercise in your regular core workout.   Read on to learn […]

How to Prevent Prolapse After Hysterectomy

Prolapse after hysterectomy is often a concern, particularly for women with prolapse prior to surgery. There are a number of things you can do to to reduce your risk of post hysterectomy prolapse. Knowing the prolapse risks can help you prevent prolapse after hysterectomy.   Read on now to learn: Hysterectomy factors that increase the […]

Hysterectomy Recovery Diet for Solving Bowel Problems After Hysterectomy

Your hysterectomy recovery diet can help you avoid and overcome some of the common bowel problems after surgery. Which foods reduce bowel problems after hysterectomy? Which foods can cause bowel problems after a hysterectomy? Read on to learn: Hysterectomy recovery diet for managing constipation How to soften your stool after hysterectomy Diet to reduce gas […]

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 […]

How to Reduce Your Hysterectomy Recovery Time

Your hysterectomy recovery time depends largely on the type of hysterectomy performed. This Physical Therapy information teaches you how much hysterectomy recovery time you need after vaginal, laparoscopic or abdominal hysterectomy and how to reduce your recovery time. Read on now to learn: 1. Vaginal and laparoscopic hysterectomy recovery time 2. Abdominal hysterectomy recovery time […]