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Prolapse Exercises - The Floor Workout - Michelle Kenway

The Floor WorkoutHere at Kegel8 we get lots of questions about prolapse and exercises to avoid during prolapse. We know that many women are frightened by the initial diagnosis of prolapse and many become afraid to exercise - frightened to make the prolapse worse or damage the pelvic floor further.

By following these simple tips and exercise rules from Top Aussie Physio Michelle Kenway you can learn how to take care of your pelvic floor, and what exercises to avoid, and which ones are beneficial for prolapse. It is vital that you learn more about your prolapse and how to strengthen your pelvic using exercises, posture changes and lifestyle changes - every journey starts with a step, and in the case of prolapse, every journey starts with a kegel.

Why are Safe Prolapse Exercises so Important?

In this film Michelle Kenway shows you the following:

  • How to exercise safely with prolapse
  • What exercises to avoid with prolapse
  • How to understand your body and prevent further prolapse with exercise.

Sound advice from PelvicExercises.com.au. These simple, easy to do exercises will help you to  strengthen pelvic floor muscles in order to prevent or treat stress incontinence, prolapse and bowel incontinence.


Michelle Kenway is the author of Inside Out - The Essential Women's Guide to Pelvic Support (Book) and DVD available at StressNoMore.co.uk

6 thoughts on “Prolapse Exercises - The Floor Workout - Michelle Kenway”

  • Ann

    I have heard before that sit-ups and anything that compresses the abdomen can strain the pelvic floor, but had heard that the plank was a safe abdominal exercise. Also a pity that this video only tells you what exercises to avoid - it does not contain any information about the "Simple, easy to do exercises to help strengthen pelvic floor muscles" mentioned in the title! Is part of the video missing perhaps?

  • Kegel8

    Thanks for your comments Ann - we really appreciate everyones input. Here's our extended video! Really great info - enjoy!

  • Barb

    I'm 62 and I had a hysterectomy 14 years ago and a TVT procedure 1 year ago. I took up curling for the 1st time this year and I have just realized that I have a prolapsed bladder. Do you think that bending over while sweeping in the rock might have been a cause of the prolapsed bladder?

  • Emma

    I am afraid the physical activities involved in curling could certainly have contributed to your prolapse. Unfortunately, women are not always told that even after a TVT procedure it is still really important to exercise your pelvic floor muscles in order to prevent your pelvic floor weakness worsening. A Kegel8 can still help you, the Kegel8 Ultra 20 can prevent your prolapse getting any worse. Please don't think that because your bladder has prolapsed it is 'game over' - if you ignore it, your prolapse could get worse and if you do something now you can still enjoy curling (you just need to take care of yur pelvic floor and listen to your body). I hope this helps but please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like any more information.

  • Melinda OJeda
    Melinda OJeda 01/09/2016 at 22:16

    Is there a "chart" of prolapse exercises TO DO? Would love to print out for my routine. Many thanks for your tips!

  • Emma

    Hi Melinda - we don't currently have a chart but have you signed up to our <a href="http://www.kegel8.co.uk/12-week-kegel-exercise-plan/" rel="nofollow">Free Kegel8 Exercise Guide</a>? It's a 12 week plan for you to follow that's also packed full of tips. Would be a great tool for you to use.

    I hope this helps!