Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) is a condition that can cause discomfort, pain, and difficulty with bowel or bladder control. It occurs when the pelvic organs, such as the uterus, bladder, or rectum, bulge or protrude into the vagina due to weakened pelvic floor muscles. Symptoms of POP can include feeling like something is falling out […]
Strengthening the pelvic floor: How Kegels and other exercises can help with prolapse, vaginal laxity, and urinary incontinence.
If you’re experiencing prolapse, vaginal laxity, or urinary incontinence, you’re not alone. These issues can be uncomfortable and embarrassing, but there are exercises you can do to help strengthen your pelvic floor muscles and improve your symptoms. One of the most popular exercises for strengthening the pelvic floor is the Kegel exercise. This involves squeezing […]
Vaginal childbirth is a natural and beautiful experience, but it can also have an impact on a woman’s pelvic health. Many women experience pelvic floor dysfunction after giving birth, and it’s important to understand the impact that vaginal childbirth can have on your body. During vaginal childbirth, the muscles and tissues in the pelvic floor […]