PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE
What is it?
A symptomtic protrusion near or at the vaginal or rectal opening. It may cause a feeling of heaviness or pressure, which can be aggravated by standing and alleviated by laying down.
Is it common?
YES - About 50% of mothers will exerience this in their lifetime (Brubaker et al 2002).
PHYSIO CAN HELP
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy should be offered as first line of treatment to women with pelvic organ prolapse (Abrams 2013, Hagan 2014).
Prolapse can affect your...
- Bladder function
- Bowel function
- Daily function
'Pelvic Floor Muscle Training' is effective in reducing these prolapse symptoms!