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. […]

Physiotherapy Guide to Maximise Your Recovery After Prolapse Surgery

Are you trying to maximize your recovery after prolapse surgery? Want to do everything you can to avoid repeat prolapse and have a successful repair? Unfortunately successful prolapse surgery isn’t guaranteed. Some women have prolapse surgery only to find that their prolapse returns months to years later. Prolapse surgery can repair the stretched tissues that […]

How to Ensure Successful Rectocele Surgery – Pros & Cons of Rectocele Repair Surgery

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 […]

Safe Bending After Prolapse Surgery and With Prolapse Problems

Is bending after prolapse surgery safe?  What’s the best way to bend forwards and lift from the ground? Recently I received an email from a reader who was too frightened to bend forwards to remove her shoes many months after her prolapse surgery. This highlights the confusion and fear about safe bending after prolapse surgery. […]

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 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 and live life to the fullest after prolapse repair surgery. Read on now to learn: Problems […]

20 Prolapse Surgery Questions you Need to ask Your Doctor Before Surgery

Asking your doctor these prolapse surgery questions helps you know your individual risks, the likelihood of a repeat prolapse and the type of exercises and activities you can feel confident about after surgery. Being fully informed before your prolapse surgery is vital for knowing whether or not to proceed with surgery, what to expect and […]

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 […]

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 […]