Pelvic Organ Prolapse is more common than you think… In 2014, a cohort study of 9,000 primiparae (woman who’d given birth for the first time) showed that 70% to 90% of these women experienced some kind of organ prolapse a year after delivery. One out of three women will experience pelvic organ prolapse in their […]
Pelvic Floor Muscles: To Strengthen or Not?
Many people can benefit from pelvic floor muscle strengthening. Physicians frequently recommend that a patient begin a home regimen of “Kegel” exercises to overcome urinary leakage or other pelvic dysfunction. But, is there a time when a home program for pelvic floor exercises is not appropriate? Research supports the fact that not all of […]