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Blog Category: Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Training the Reflexive Response of the Pelvic Floor

Q: Hey, Julie! Can your Pelvic Floor ever act automatically again without having to think about it? L A: Take heart! I do think many women can achieve an automatic response from their pelvic floor again, as a part of the whole continence system. But we have to train the system for that. So I take...

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Q and A: What is the Goal of Prolapse Rehab?

Q: OK, here’s my question that I have been thinking about for a while. Is the goal to make the prolapse go away, is that possible or are we aiming to have no symptoms. Without a doubt these principles have alleviated symptoms ( many years past delivery) but I still have a stage 2 prolapse....

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How Do You Push The Baby Out?

When I get a question I don’t feel like I have the best answer for, I hit up pubmed for research and trusted colleagues for their insights and wisdom. Anita Lendach , pelvic health physical therapist,  is one of those colleagues. I posed a question to her that I had received. Specifically the inquirer wanted an...

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Dear Depend and Poise: A Challenge

Last week a post on incontinence crossed my desktop. It came from a topical blog that regularly tackles issues for its audience of middle-aged and older adults. The author disclosed that this particular post was sponsored by Depend Incontinence Products. Paid post or not, I think that the author was earnestly sharing a perspective from...

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Hypopressives? I’ve Got Questions.

After the fourth Hypopressives related email, tweet and direct message came my way in one day last week, I decided it was time for a blog! I have been asked about Hypopressives both privately and through social media outlets, but unfortunately, since most of the information is in Spanish, I have had very limited success...

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