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The mental load of pelvic organ prolapse

So many women feel the mental load of pelvic organ prolapse. And whilst pelvic organ prolapse is a physical shift and descent of the pelvic organs from their original position. I truly believe it can impact all aspects of a person’s life and being. From relationships to body image, mental health, etc. This blog will …

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Should you avoid squats if you have prolapse?

You may have been told to avoid squats altogether if you’ve been diagnosed with a prolapse. However, there is no evidence that squats are “bad for your prolapse or pelvic floor”. In fact, done in a way that supports your pelvic floor, they can be more effective than Kegels (Crawford et al, 2016). But how …

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How to exercise with a prolapse

How can I exercise with a prolapse is a common question I hear. This is often because a diagnosis may also come with a number of limitations. Such as, “don’t lift more than x amount”, or “avoid doing HIIT, or running, or CrossFit” or any other activity that may be considered harmful.  However, exercise isn’t …

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How to get back to exercise after a prolapse diagnosis

Whilst a prolapse diagnosis can feel disheartening, especially if you are a keen exerciser. I want to assure you that with the right mindset, knowledge, and support, you can reclaim your fitness journey and rediscover the joy in an active lifestyle. So, let’s dive in and explore how to embrace fitness again after a POP …

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How to improve prolapse symptoms

Many women with POP, want to know how to improve prolapse symptoms. This can be to improve quality of life, to be able to move forward without prolapse dominating their life or to be able to exercise again without worrying about POP.  So, first things first, let’s have a look at some common prolapse symptoms.  …

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Strength training with a prolapse

Trying to navigate strength training with a prolapse can feel a tad tricky. On one hand, you see the fitness industry recommending it for women. But you may also have been told, “don’t lift”, “don’t do weights”, “lifting weights is bad for your pelvic floor”.  Let’s take a step back and look at the benefits …

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Why prolapse happens

Why prolapse happens is an interesting question.  Whilst it would be simpler to offer one reason, that often isn’t the case. In-fact, pelvic organ prolapse can be:  The result of something done repeatedly that gradually reduces the available support of the pelvic floor muscles and ligaments over time   An event (such as birth) on an …

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