Physio Safe Leg Exercises (Hips, Butt & Thighs) for Prolapse & After Prolapse Surgery

If you’re looking for safe leg exercises (hips, butt & thighs) with prolapse problems for home or in the gym, this routine is for you. Physiotherapist Michelle Kenway guides you through a series of pelvic floor friendly leg exercises that will help you strengthen and tone your hips, thighs and buttocks without worsening prolapse symptoms. […]

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 […]

How to Ensure Successful Rectocele Surgery – Pros & Cons of Rectocele Repair Surgery

Are you considering having rectocele surgery? Some women have good outcomes while others have ongoing symptoms that may require further rectocele repair. The type of rectocele surgery performed may determine the success of surgery. Research now suggests that one popular approach to surgery is more successful than another. Read on now to learn the types […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]