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? […]

10 Step Housework Guide To Avoid Pelvic Floor Overload

This 10 step guide helps you reduce your risk of  pelvic floor overload doing your housework. While many everyday chores will pose minimal risk to your pelvic floor, some home chores involving heavy physical work may pose a pelvic floor risk. This information is most relevant to women at increased risk of pelvic floor overload […]

Here’s Why Standing On Your Head Won’t Fix Your Prolapse!

Are you trying to fix your prolapse without surgery? What works and what doesn’t? Here’s a quick sample of prolapse fixes women ask about: Head stands Hanging upside down Pilates Inversion machines Yoga inversion poses Pelvic organ manipulation therapy Pelvic floor exercises Pessaries Diet supplements Hormones Genital bracing … Read on now to find out: […]

How To Stop Bloating And Flatulence With Your Diet

Is your belly swollen and uncomfortable by the end of the day? Do you suffer griping gas pains and/or flatulence? Aside from being uncomfortable and embarrassing, bloating and flatulence can make your pelvic floor symptoms worse, especially prolapse symptoms and bladder leakage. Read on now for: What causes bloating (diet-related)? Which food can cause bloating? […]

Bladder Emptying Techniques For Avoiding UTI With Prolapse

Do you suffer from UTI (urinary tract infection or cystitis)? Do you have bladder emptying problems? Bladder emptying problems can increase your risk of UTI. Prolapse and prolapse surgery can both cause bladder emptying problems. This Physiotherapist information teaches you how to empty your bladder and reduce your risk of UTI with prolapse problems and […]

10 Ways To Avoid Repeat Prolapse After Prolapse Repair

What can you do to avoid repeat prolapse repair surgery? If you’ve had a prolapse repair your risk of repeat prolapse is increased. Some women are discharged from care with very little long-term guidance despite the fact that approximately 1/3 of prolapse surgery is for repeat prolapse.1 This Physiotherapist information teaches you 10 ways to […]

How to Cope with your Pelvic Prolapse Diagnosis

Have you received a pelvic prolapse diagnosis?  Can you talk about your prolapse concerns and fears? Even in western society pelvic prolapse diagnosis is still at times veiled in secrecy. Women are often left to cope alone with their prolapse fears unable to discuss their concerns even with close friends or family. Do any of these […]

Prolapse Diet Tips for Body Weight, Constipation & Bloating

Is there a prolapse diet?  Can your diet effect your prolapse? Strictly speaking there’s no ‘prolapse diet’. Your diet can definitely effect your prolapse: Diet contributes to abdominal fat – the more abdominal body fat you carry the greater the load on your pelvic floor. Diet influences  bowel movements – constipation and diarrhoea can cause straining […]

Safe Lifting Weight Limit with Prolapse or after Hysterectomy

How much can I lift with prolapse problems or after hysterectomy? What’s the magic number? Unfortunately most women receive very little information about safe lifting to help them manage their pelvic floor problems.  Here’s your Physiotherapist guide to learn about: 1. What determines your individual safe lifting weight limit 2. How to reduce your risk of […]

How to Reduce the Risk of your Prolapse Getting Worse

Are you worried about your prolapse getting worse?  Is prolapse worsening inevitable? Is it possible to avoid prolapse worsening? Read on now for expert tips that help reduce the risk of your prolapse getting worse. Is Prolapse Worsening Inevitable? No, the natural course of prolapse varies from one woman to the next. Some women find […]