5 Physiotherapy Exercises for Relieving Lower Back Pain After Hysterectomy

Are you suffering from lower back pain after hysterectomy? Lower back pain is a common side effect of hysterectomy. These 5 simple Physical therapy exercises for lower back pain after hysterectomy can be performed at home to relieve discomfort and joint stiffness. These lower back exercises are appropriate for most women after hysterectomy as they […]

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 […]

7 Major Risks For Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse is a very common problem for women. In fact it’s estimated that up to 1 in 2 women who’ve had a vaginal delivery will experience some degree of pelvic organ prolapse in their lifetime. Knowing your prolapse risks may help you reduce your risk or prolapse worsening or repeat prolapse after surgery. […]

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? […]

When Women Need To Avoid Pelvic Floor Exercises

Pelvic floor exercises are not always the treatment of choice for all pelvic floor problems. Scientific studies support pelvic floor exercises for treatment of women suffering from stress urinary incontinence or mild to moderate pelvic organ prolapse. There are however some specific instances where women should avoid pelvic floor exercises, for the short-term at least. […]

Ultimate List Of Unsafe Core Exercises For Prolapse

Unsafe core exercises can worsen prolapse symptoms and weaken the pelvic floor. While it’s important to have good core strength, many abdominal core exercises can overload the pelvic floor. If you’re living with a prolapse or after prolapse surgery it’s vital to avoid unnecessary strain on your pelvic floor to reduce your risk of prolapse […]

Unsafe Resistance Exercises For Prolapse & Prolapse Surgery

Which unsafe resistance exercises should you avoid in the gym with prolapse or after prolapse surgery? Which gym exercises may be appropriate with modification? This list of gym exercises helps you know which unsafe resistance exercises to avoid and those exercises you may be able to modify in the gym if you have prolapse problems […]

Here’s Why Standing On Your Head Won’t Fix Your Prolapse!

Are you trying to fix your prolapse without surgery? What works and what doesn’t? Here’s a quick sample of prolapse fixes women ask about: Head stands Hanging upside down Pilates Inversion machines Yoga inversion poses Pelvic organ manipulation therapy Pelvic floor exercises Pessaries Diet supplements Hormones Genital bracing … Read on now to find out: […]

Bladder Emptying Techniques For Avoiding UTI With Prolapse

Do you suffer from UTI (urinary tract infection or cystitis)? Do you have bladder emptying problems? Bladder emptying problems can increase your risk of UTI. Prolapse and prolapse surgery can both cause bladder emptying problems. This Physiotherapist information teaches you how to empty your bladder and reduce your risk of UTI with prolapse problems and […]