The Five Most Common Symptoms of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Haylen et. al. (2010) identified the 5 most common symptoms of Pelvic Organ Prolapse as follows:

1. Vaginal Bulge

2. Pelvic / Perineal Pressure

3. Splinting / Digitation

4. Low Back Ache

5. Bleeding, Discharge, Infection

In some cases none, one or multiple of these symptoms are experienced depending on the severity of the pelvic organ prolapse. It is imperative to see a Women’s Health Physiotherapist for a comprehensive assessment to ensure the appropriate treatment is undertaken as there are various treatment options available. If you think that you may have Pelvic Organ Prolapse then come and see Bonnie, our Women’s Health Physiotherapist at Bend + Mend Physiotherapy in Sydney’s CBD.

Bonnie Broomfield

About Bonnie Broomfield

Bonnie graduated in 2013 from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Health Sciences and a Masters of Physiotherapy. Born and raised in Sydney, she loves her sport, particularly Netball, and is always keen to try new sports and other outdoor activities - her latest being Golf with her Golf Pro fiancé. Bonnie has a special interest in Women's Health and has completed post graduate courses through the Women's Health Training Associates (WHTA). Bonnie has also progressed her learning and skills with courses in Clinical Pilates, including Matwork, Equipment and Pre and Post Natal Pilates, Titleist Performance Institute Certification Level 1, Sports Level 1 and Dry Needling. She is passionate about helping people get back in control of their own bodies and reach their goals through using both manual therapy techniques and exercise.

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