Urinary Incontinence and Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Many women experience the involuntary loss of urine (incontinence) and a falling down (descent or prolapse) of their pelvic organs. There are many treatment options for these problems, including lifestyle changes, weight loss, pelvic exercises, medical and surgical treatments.
Pelvic Health Solutions
A great website with patient information regarding prolapse, incontinence and pelvic floor exercises ("Kegel" exercises) to help strengthen your pelvic floor. It also has a section where you can search for pelvic floor physiotherapists in your area.
yourpelvicfloor.org: the International Urogynecological Association
A very thorough website about prolapse, incontinence and treatment options, including both conservative and surgical treatments. Their patient leaflets are very informative!
Collingwood Pelvic Health
Starting in September 2020, pelvic floor physiotherapist Jessica Doig is now sharing our office. For more information about her services and programs and to make an appointment, please see her website at collingwoodpelvichealth.com.
To help determine how your bladder is working, you may be asked to record your bladder activites and how much fluid you drink on a daily basis. This is a good voiding log from Healthlink BC:
Pelvic Organ Prolapse information
Mayo Clinic fact sheet