Pelvic Organ Prolapse Pelvic Organ Prolapse is a fairly common condition after pregnancy. Although common, not many women know about this condition and are not educated before or after birth. It is important for women (esp expectant and new mothers) to know about prolapse, not just to be able to manage it but also to try and prevent it from happening in the first place. … [Read more...] about Pelvic Organ Prolapse
This is a common question that patients ask me every day. There is a lot of information on the internet which can be confusing and misguiding. If Crunches are bad, then why so? Are there circumstances when crunches are okay? The bladder is sandwiched between two forces creating systems. When abdominals contract, they create increased downward pressure on the bladder. … [Read more...] about Pelvic Floor Therapy: Are crunches bad for prolapse?
Hi This is Dr. Nidhi Sharma, a Women's Health Physical Therapist. The lower back pain during pregnancy is very common. During pregnancy, there are many changes happening in your body even first a couple weeks of it. One of the major changes is the hormonal change. When the hormone change, it affects your collagen fiber in your ligaments. The function of ligaments … [Read more...] about Pregnancy and back pain
Hi This is Dr. Nidhi Sharma. Today, I am talking about incontinence related to a normal pregnancy. Incontinence is leakage of urination and/or bowel movement without warning. This may happen while you are coughing, laughing and lifting. We cannot talk about incontinence without mentioning about the pelvic floor. There is a big bowl like muscle underneath of your … [Read more...] about Pregnancy and Incontinence