Why Obstetric Forceps are Still Outdated Medieval Instruments – A Must Read for Women!

Can you believe that obstetric forceps design has barely changed in over 400 years? Did you know that the size of obstetrics forceps during manufacturing remains unregulated? Forceps are a major cause of prolapse after childbirth and their use is on the increase in many western countries!   If you’ve had a forceps delivery and […]

7 Pelvic Floor Recovery Tips for the Duchess of Cambridge, Dear Kate …

Dear Kate  Congratulations on the safe arrival of baby Louis! As a health professional, I’m concerned about your pelvic floor recovery; you must have missed your Women’s Health Physiotherapist visit (having left hospital soon after giving birth). Louis is a big boy weighing 3.8 kg ( 8 lb 6 oz) and reportedly the biggest royal […]

Safe Bowel Movement After Prolapse Surgery

Are you worried about straining and causing another prolapse with your bowel movement after prolapse surgery?   Straining with constipation is a major risk for repeat prolapse after prolapse surgery.     Read on now to learn: The best position for your bowel movement after prolapse surgery Correct technique to avoid straining  How to get the […]

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 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? • 12 Exercise motivation tips to […]

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? […]

Is Rebounder Exercise Safe For Your Pelvic Floor?

How safe is rebounder exercise for your pelvic floor? Does rebounding increase your risk of pelvic floor problems worsening? Many women ask whether the potential pelvic floor risks outweigh the benefits of rebounding exercises. Read on now to learn: What is rebounding exercise? What are the potential health benefits? How safe is rebounding exercise for your […]

The Best Ranked Exercises To Lose Weight With Prolapse Problems

What are the best exercises to lose weight with prolapse problems? If you’re dealing with prolapse or previous prolapse surgery the best exercises to lose weight are low impact exercises. Read on now to learn: What are low impact exercises? What are the best ranked low impact exercises for burning energy? Tips for using this […]