The 2 Key Causes of Core Dysfunction you Must Fix (for Effective Core Training)

Core dysfunction isn’t caused by weak abdominal muscles. Poor abdominal control is usually only part of core dysfunction. There are 2 key elements underlying core dysfunction. Knowing and addressing these 2 key causes is vital for anyone living with core problems including pelvic floor dysfunction, spinal and pelvic pain issues (as well as weak abdominal […]

Plank Variations for Your Core With Prolapse Problems or After a Hysterectomy

Plank variations that are pelvic floor friendly are better suited to women with pelvic prolapse issues and after a hysterectomy compared with traditional plank. This Physiotherapist video demonstrates 3 pelvic floor friendly plank variations to help you modify the traditional plank exercise. Suitability: Beginners to intermediate abdominal core strengthening. Some women who’ve had repeat prolapse […]

McGill Abdominal Curl Exercise Alternative to Avoid Prolapse Worsening

The McGill abdominal curl may provide you with a pelvic floor safe alternative to abdominal curl exercises. Women with prolapse problems can increase loading on their pelvic floor with traditional abdominal curls 1. Read on to learn: Problem with traditional abdominal curl exercises and prolapse McGill Physiotherapy abdominal curl video demonstration Tips for avoiding prolapse […]

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 […]

Unsafe Abdominal Exercise Workouts for Women with Prolapse

Are you trying to avoid worsening pelvic floor problems? This Physiotherapist exercise video demonstrates 3 unsafe abdominal ball exercise workouts for women with prolapse and/or increased risk of pelvic floor injury. Video duration: 4 minutes Video Suitability: Women with or at risk of pelvic floor dysfunction including those with; prolapse, after prolapse surgery, after hysterectomy […]

How to Avoid Unsafe Abdominal Exercise after Hysterectomy

Are you trying to return to safe exercise after hysterectomy? Are you concerned about unsafe abdominal exercise causing internal strain? Unfortunately many women are left to their own devices to navigate their safe return to exercise after hysterectomy.   This Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist information teaches you: When to return to exercise after hysterectomy 5 intense […]