Prolapse and Coughing – How to Cough and Avoid Prolapse Worsening

Prolapse and coughing is a risk factor for prolapse worsening. Coughing forces the pelvic floor to move downwards. Repeated and/or forceful coughing can: Stretch pelvic floor tissues Weaken the pelvic floor Worsen prolapse symptoms Increase prolapse severity If you have a prolapse and a cough, it’s important to know how to clear your chest and […]

How to Control Bladder Leaks – Get ‘The Knack’ and Stay Dry

The Knack is a very useful technique for women with pelvic floor problems. The Knack is an exercise that helps women: Control bladder leaks Protect prolapse and after prolapse surgery Protect after hysterectomy Withstand downward pressure on the pelvic floor ‘The Knack’ exercise is a well timed contraction of the pelvic floor muscles before and […]