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Safe Exercises for Prolapse

Which Ab Exercises are Safe for Prolapse?

Q: Which Ab exercises are safe for prolapse? Asking for a friend. A: Short answer: It depends. Long Answer: Keep Reading. The Long Answer I wish I had a magic formula, but there isn’t one! Any exercise can be a bugger to prolapse or support it. Over-focus on exercises that target the abdomen may not...

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse Hope

Pelvic Organ Prolapse Hope

June is Pelvic Organ Prolapse Awareness Month, but I’m officially declaring it Prolapse Hope month! It’s a good time to share some #educatedhope to help ladies out who are getting their info from ye ole internet, which may be generating more fear than hope. Kicking it off with some info to help ease your mind…. Info to...

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Progress isn't always a straight line

Progress Isn’t Always a Straight Line

Progress isn’t always a straight line. Rehab and returning to activities you enjoy can be a fickle beast.  . Or if we just do these four exercises you will be all better, but that is not always how it works. This is particularly true in the early post-partum period. Women are healing, tired, hormones are...

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Q and A: Swimming and Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Q: Do you have any suggestions for swimming with a pelvic organ prolapse.  A:  I really love swimming for my female athletes as they work to recover from prolapse and return to some movement and fitness and get their heart rate up. Generally, the lack of impact makes it a great place for ladies who...

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