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Types of POP Enterocele Blog

Types of Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Enterocele 

Women often face various health challenges related to their pelvic region, with enteroceles being one of the lesser-known conditions.  Enterocele: Occurs when the small intestine bulges into the vaginal wall due to weakened pelvic floor muscles and ligaments This can happen when the supporting structures that hold the pelvic organs in place become stretched or […]

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Types of Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Uterine 

The pelvic floor plays a vital role in maintaining stability and supporting various organs. When the pelvic floor weakens, it can lead to a range of uncomfortable conditions, such as uterine prolapse.  A Uterine Prolapse  Symptoms of a Uterine Prolapse may include:  1. Sensation of pressure or heaviness in the pelvic region. 2. A feeling

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Types of Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Cystocele 

The human body is a complex and interconnected system, and the pelvic floor plays a vital role in maintaining stability and supporting various organs. When the pelvic floor weakens, it can lead to a range of uncomfortable conditions, such as cystocele. A  Cystocele (anterior vaginal wall prolapse) Symptoms of cystocele may include: 1. A bulging

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How To Sleep With Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy

Are you sick of not being able to sleep at night? Is your Pelvis hurting so much you never feel rested? You deserve better. While Pelvic pain is common during pregnancy, you do not need to let it take over your life. Hello there, amazing moms-to-be of St.Louis and beyond! I’m Dr. Brooke Kasiliak, I

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Types of Pelvic Organ Prolapse: Rectocele

In today’s world, discussions about women’s health and well-being have gained significant momentum. One topic that deserves attention is rectoceles, a condition that affects many women but is often under-diagnosed or overlooked. However, there is good news: pelvic floor physical therapy offers a promising solution for rectoceles, helping women regain control of their pelvic floor

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Conservative Treatment Options for Pelvic Organ Prolapse (Pessaries and Pelvic Physical Therapy)

One of the most common non-surgical options for management of prolapses is a pessary. A pessary is a removable device that is inserted vaginally to support a prolapse. The pelvic organs, which include the bladder, uterus or rectum, are held in place via muscles, ligaments, and supporting tissue. When these support systems experience weakness, a

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7 Tips To optimize your recovery from Prolapse Surgery

Many women in their lifetime may experience something called the “Pelvic Organ Prolapse”, which is when a pelvic organ, like the bladder, uterus or rectum, starts to dip down into the vaginal canal. While there are conservative options for prolapse management, surgical repair is often warranted when these options don’t work. Here are 7 tips

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Why Didn’t Anyone Tell Me About This!? Postpartum Pelvic Organ Prolapse

We recently have had an influx of newly postpartum women experiencing pelvic organ prolapse. These women all have the same question, “why didn’t anyone tell me about this?” Some are here to set the record straight and get to the facts about postpartum pelvic organ prolapse. If you are experiencing a pelvic organ prolapse, you

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