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 […]

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 to Cope With Your Prolapse and Feel Good 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 […]

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 […]

12 Exercise Motivation Tips For Women With Prolapse Problems

  Is exercise motivation a problem for you? Do you avoid exercise because of your prolapse? 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? […]

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