Nowadays, a majority of women are troubled by embarrassing situations, specifically manifested in urinary incontinence, they also feel pain in the waist, and abdominal distension that is unbearable for life. Because of this, they dare not exercise and laugh. These symptoms are suggesting that they may have POP (Pelvic Organ Prolapse).
The condition usually occurs when the pelvic floor collapses after gynecological cancer treatment, childbirth or heavy lifting. The main symptom is prolapse of vaginal tissue, which may be accompanied by urination, defecation, and sexual function, affecting the patients’ life quality in varying degrees.
Do not turn a deaf ear to POP
We always think that the prolapse of pelvic organs is far away from ourselves. In fact, most women are suffered for various reasons. According to statistics, the incidence of uterine prolapse in married women is 0.14%, 51-60 years old is 0.33%, over 60 years old is 66.7%.
1 Relaxation of pelvic floor muscles during pregnancy
The pregnant mother needs to bear the increasing weight of the baby in the belly, and the increasing uterus is also pressing down on the bladder and rectum, which will cause excessive pressure on the pelvic floor muscles.
2 Various injuries during childbirth
During giving birth, pregnant women may experience tearing of the perineum, excessive lengthening of the pel vic ligament, fascia, and nerves due to reasons such as incorrect fetal position, excessive fetal head, prolonged second stage of labor, forceps, and lateral incision, resulting in unexplained postpartum of pelvic pain and diminished proprioception.
3 Innate factors and other reasons
Congenital weakness or unbalanced nutrient intake can also indirectly cause prolapsed organs. Other causes include: aging, chronic cough, obesity, constipation, etc.
How to treat pelvic organ prolapse?
At present, there are many treatments for pelvic organ prolapse, and surgery is undoubtedly an efficient one. But for people with mild prolapse or who do not want to suffer from surgical pain, non-surgical treatment is also a good choice. Among the non-surgical treatment methods, there are Kegel exercises, pelvic floor rehabilitation, lifestyle intervention and so on.
Kegel exercise is to rhythmically and repeatedly contract the muscles around the vagina, anus, and urethra to increase the contractility of the pelvic floor muscles, improving blood circulation to the pelvic floor muscles, and pelvic floor function.
Method: Forcefully contract and relax the pelvic floor muscles for more than 3s, do 15-20 minutes/time, 2-3 times a day, to effectively improve pelvic floor muscle strength and assist in the treatment of POP.
For mild to moderate uterine prolapse and vaginal wall bulging, electrical stimulation combined with biofeedback training is also one of the effective treatment methods. Stimulate the pelvic floor muscles and fascia with currents of different frequencies to enhance their strength and function, make them contract regularly, and strengthen the tension of the levator ani muscles and other pelvic floor muscles. At the same time, it also promotes the improvement of blood circulation in the pelvic floor and accelerates the repair of damaged tissues, thereby reducing and preventing POP.
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Heal Force HF3000 biofeedback spot-check monitor collects electromyographic signals to form simulated sound or visual signals and feedbacks the pelvic floor muscle activity status so that patients and doctors can understand the correctness of pelvic floor exercises, so as to achieve an effective exercise effect.
Lifestyle improvement is helpful for POP treatment
In addition to the above treatment methods, the effect of lifestyle improvement on POP treatment should not be underestimated:
① Avoid excessive force during bowel movements; ② Avoid frequent weight-bearing, take the correct posture if you encounter an unavoidable situation, that is, bend the knees and back straight; ③ Empty the bladder regularly; ④ Improve bowel habits; ⑤ Weight control.
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