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The new definition of pelvic organ prolapse

You may have been given a prolapse diagnosis even if you weren’t/aren’t experiencing any symptoms. This often leads to feeling floored or blindsided because you had absolutely no idea there had been any change to the position of your organs.  A more recent clinical definition by the ICS (International Continence Society) uses the following 2 …

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3 mistakes you are making with your pelvic floor exercises

If you are experiencing pelvic floor symptoms such as leaking, prolapse, pelvic pain, or recovery from birth or gynae surgery, it’s likely that you have been told to do pelvic floor exercises. These squeezes of the pelvic floor muscles are the first line of treatment for pelvic floor treatment and strengthening the muscles.  However, if …

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How to rehab and rebuild after a prolapse diagnosis

This blog outlines 2 phases of training after a prolapse diagnosis – rehab and rebuild!  The new definition of Pelvic Organ Prolapse according to the ICS (International Continence Society) includes the following 2 elements  The descent or departure of one or more of the pelvic organs away from their original position, along with  Bothersome symptoms …

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I’ve done my rehab but still have prolapse symptoms

Still have some annoying prolapse symptoms even though you’ve done your rehab? On a recent Instagram poll, I asked those who had done their rehab and wanted to progress what was stopping them, a huge 80% said they still had prolapse symptoms. The other 20% weren’t sure how to progress.  So, what’s the deal? Surely rehab …

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Online programmes for prolapse

Online programmes for prolapse and personal training gained loads more popularity during the lockdowns in 2020 and 2021. The fitness industry jumped online and personal training sessions were Zoomed into clients kitchen’s, offices, and playrooms.  In its purest sense, online personal training is less about “a PT session”. But more about accessing a personal trainer …

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Strategies for exercising with pelvic organ prolapse

When thinking about exercising with pelvic organ prolapse, it can be easy to simplify exercises into safe or unsafe, good or bad etc. You avoid the “unsafe” or “bad” ones and do the “safe” or “good” ones. Using this language often means that you don’t progress (because something  like lifting weights is deemed bad for …

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3 Reasons to see a pelvic floor physiotherapist

A pelvic floor physiotherapist is a must-see if you’re experiencing pelvic floor symptoms. You may also find it useful to see how you are healing after giving birth, hysterectomy, or prolapse surgery.  They have many, many talents but I’m going to focus on 3 reasons why seeing a pelvic floor physio is an awesome thing …

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