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 […]

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. Read on now to learn: Problems with returning too soon to exercise after prolapse surgery How […]

How Constant Pelvic Floor Bracing Causes these Debilitating Pelvic Floor Problems

Are you confused about when to contract and relax your pelvic floor? Many women make the mistake of constant pelvic floor bracing (contracting) without knowing the importance of relaxing their pelvic floor muscles. Constantly bracing your pelvic floor muscles can cause serious and debilitating pelvic floor problems. Read on now to learn: How your pelvic […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Abdominal Bracing Exercises to Strengthen Your Spine & Protect Your Prolapse

Are you looking for abdominal bracing exercises to strengthen your spine? Do you want to avoid lower back or prolapse problems with safe core abdominal exercises? These Physical Therapist videos and information teach you abdominal bracing exercises for controlling your spine and protecting your pelvic floor. Read on now to learn: What is abdominal bracing […]

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 […]

How Many Pelvic Floor Exercises You Need To Do Today For A Strong Pelvic Floor

How many pelvic floor exercises do you need to do right now? It’s often confusing to know how many pelvic floor exercises you need to strengthen your pelvic floor. Doing the right amount of pelvic floor exercise is vital for getting the best results.     Here’s professional help to get you started now: How […]