10 Cystocele Repair Rules for Avoiding Bladder Prolapse Surgery

Cystocele repair (bladder prolapse repair) is one of the most commonly performed types of prolapse surgery. Some women with cystocele problems remain active and largely symptom free while others require prolapse surgery for debilitating symptoms. This 10 step Physiotherapist cystocele repair guide helps you reduce your risk of worsening bladder prolapse and prolapse surgery. 1. […]

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 […]

When to Contract Your Pelvic Floor During Exercise

It can be very confusing to know when to contract your pelvic floor during exercise. Should you activate your pelvic floor when you’re walking or hiking? What about during your exercise class or in the gym? Women often make the mistake of contracting (bracing) their pelvic floor muscles constantly during exercise making their pelvic floor […]

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 […]

How to Prevent Prolapse After Hysterectomy

Prolapse after hysterectomy is often a concern, particularly for women with prolapse prior to surgery. There are a number of things you can do to to reduce your risk of post hysterectomy prolapse. Knowing the prolapse risks can help you prevent prolapse after hysterectomy.   Read on now to learn: Hysterectomy factors that increase the […]

How to Keep Your Zumba Workout Safe for Your Prolapse

Is Zumba safe with a prolapse? Can you modify Zumba to reduce prolapse symptoms and your risk of prolapse worsening? Yes! Fortunately many Zumba moves can be modified to help you enjoy your Zumba workout and reduce your risk of prolapse worsening. This Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist information teaches you how to modify the Zumba […]

How to Cope With Your Prolapse & Feel Good About Yourself 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 […]

Uterine Prolapse Symptoms to Know & How to Avoid Symptoms Worsening

Are uterine prolapse symptoms bothering you? This Physical Therapist information teaches you how to recognise common uterine prolapse symptoms and simple ways to avoid prolapse worsening. Read on now to learn: What causes uterine prolapse symptoms Common uterine prolapse symptoms How to relieve uterine prolapse symptoms Simple ways to avoid uterine prolapse symptoms worsening What […]

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 Losing Weight, Constipation & Bloating

Is there such a thing as a prolapse diet? Can your diet affect your prolapse? Strictly speaking there’s no ‘prolapse diet’ however what you eat can definitely make your prolapse worse. Read on to learn: How to lose abdominal fat for prolapse management 2. Diet tips for constipation and prolapse 3. Diet for diarrhoea and prolapse […]