1. Pelvic Floor Recovery After Hysterectomy

    Undergoing a hysterectomy is a life changing experience. 1 in 5 UK women will have a hysterectomy by the age of 60 yet it seems to be one of those taboos that are never discussed! This leads to many women not having the information they need to make the right lifestyle choices. Here at Kegel8 we believe that women’s health issues aren’t something that should be swept under the rug. Given our specialism in the workings of the pelvic floor, we wanted to create a guide especially for those of you who’ve had hysterectomies. We hope that this information will empower you to feel in control of your body post-surgery and live a full and happy life!

    Recovering from Your Operation – The First 6 Weeks


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  2. Prolapse Surgery

    Prolapse Surgery

    While not always the case, it’s not uncommon for women to experience pelvic organ prolapse after pregnancy and childbirth. This occurs when one of your pelvic organs ‘drops’ because it is no longer held in the correct position.

    Although this can be rather distressing to experience, there are a variety of prolapse surgery and non-surgical solutions out there that have proven to be successful in minimising and reversing the effects of pelvic prolapses.

    Why might you need pelvic floor surgery?

    Whether you experienced a difficult pregnancy or a long birth, there’s no way to tell which, if any of your pelvic organs, has the potential to prolapse. However, common prolapsed organs usually include:

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  3. Surgery For Fibroids

    Fibroids, or uterine fibroids, are small growths that grow in and around the womb. They are non-cancerous and most of the time, women don’t even know that they have them. Fibroids are often discovered by chance during routine pelvic examinations or scans. However they can also cause problems such as pain or heavy bleeding.

    If fibroids cause problems, they can be treated with medication, however if this is not successful, surgery may be recommended.

    Types of Fibroids

    Intramural fibroids - grow in the uterine wall and are the most common type of fibroid.

    Submucosal fibroids - grow on the inside of the womb (uterus) and extend into the uterine cavity.

    Subserol fibroids - grow on the lining between the uterus and the pelvic cavity (outisde of the womb).

    The Kegel8 Guide to Fibroid Surgery

    There are a number of different surgical alternatives available for the treatment of fibroids if they become a problem. The type of surgery that...

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  4. Pelvic Surgery

    If you have been told you need pelvic floor surgery, you no doubt have many questions. Whether it be hysterectomy, prolapse surgery or fibroid surgery, with any pelvic surgery it is vitally important to strengthen the pelvic floor before and after surgery to get the best surgical outcome, because no surgery can strengthen the pelvic floor muscles.

    Kegel8 Has The Solution

    • Medically approved and certified
    • The UK's best-selling pelvic toners
    • Pelvic floor exercise will strengthen the pelvic floor for the best surgical outcome
    • Kegel8 Electronic Pelvic Toners target 90% of your pelvic floor muscles compared with 40% when you do normal Kegels
    • Kegel exercise before and after hysterectomy can help prevent prolapse and can prevent prolapse from getting worse
    • Kegel8 Electronic Pelvic Toners work in just minutes a day to give...
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  5. Vulvodynia

    Vulvodynia is a common condition that affects as many as 1 in 10 women, and it can affect women of all ages, from around 20 onwards. Vulvodynia can be really distressing, and can cause daily pain and prevent women from going about their daily activities – this is known as chronic pain. Find out more in our Kegel8 Guide to Vulvodynia.

    What is Vulvodynia?

    Vulvodynia is the name given to persistent or chronic pain in the vulva. This might either be a pain all the time – this is called unprovoked vulvodinia, or the pain may only be triggered when the area is touched, for example with a tampon or during sex.


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