Pelvic Organ Prolapse Symptoms
Sensation of pressure or heaviness Feeling a bulge Urinary symptoms such as stress incontinence and frequent urination Bowel symptoms such as constipation and straining General discomfort with functional activities...MORE
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
This is defined as the descent of one or more of the pelvic organs due to increased intra abdominal pressure. Organs that can prolapse are the uterus, bladder, and...MORE
Exercise Your Pelvic Floor Muscles
Once you have mastered the art of contracting your pelvic floor muscles: “Squeeze and lift” for longer (up to 10 seconds) Repeat 10 times You can do the exercise...MORE
Men Have a Pelvic Floor Too
The floor of the pelvis is made up of layers of muscle and tissue that stretch like a hammock from the tailbone to the pubic bone in the front....MORE
Are You at Risk of Pelvic Floor Problems?
You are at greatest risk of pelvic floor problems if you are in one or more of the following groups: Pregnant or postnatal women. Women who have ever had...MORE
How Do I Know if I Have a Pelvic Floor Problem?
Common signs and symptoms of a problem with your pelvic floor include: Accidentally leaking urine when your exercise, laugh, cough, or sneeze. Needing to get to the toilet in...MORE
What is Pain?
The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) has defined pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with ACTUAL or POTENTIAL tissue damage”. Pain is personal,...MORE
Role of Exercise in Lymphedema Treatment
A well-balanced exercise program with other treatment options used in the management for lymphedema is an important component to reduce swelling and a vital tool to continue with normal...MORE
The Third Body System – Lymphatic System
With swelling caused by insufficient Lymphatic System it is necessary to re-route the lymph flow around blocked area(s) into more central and healthy lymph vessels. This goal is achieved...MORE
Lymphedema – What is this?
The lymphatic system consists of lymph vessels and lymph nodes throughout the body. These vessels collect lymphatic fluid which is composed of protein, water, fats, and waste products from...MORE