Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) Class – Virtual

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POP (Pelvic Organ Prolapse) class is a physiotherapist-led group pelvic health physiotherapy exercise program for women with pelvic organ prolapse.

These classes are beneficial for women experiencing symptoms of: vaginal heaviness or bulging, tissue protruding, difficulty with bladder or bowel emptying, urinary or fecal leaks, and activity limitations due to bothersome symptoms.

The program includes 6 weekly sessions aimed at improving your prolapse symptoms through:

  • Strengthening
  • Release work
  • Breath work
  • Hypopressives
  • Other helpful tips and advice

Fall classes

Date: November 10th – December 8th, 2021
Time: Wednesdays 1 – 2pm
Cost: $200 per 5-week series
*Extended health physiotherapy coverage may apply if a physiotherapy assessment is completed prior to the start of the classes
Classes are instructed virtually via Zoom for Healthcare*
Instructor: Developed and led by Monate Praamsma, MScPT, Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

POP (Pelvic Organ Prolapse) Physiotherapy Assessment

A pelvic health physiotherapy assessment (virtual or in-clinic) is required prior to starting the classes.

The Pelvic Health Assessment includes screening for:

  • urethrocystocele (anterior wall prolapse), rectocele (posterior wall prolapse), uterine (cervical prolapse) and vault prolapse (post-hysterectomy)
  • urinary or fecal incontinence
  • difficulty emptying your bladder or bowel or difficulty with sexual activity
  • pelvic floor muscle hypertonicity and/or weakness
  • perineal scars and c-section scars
  • breathing pattern and ability to regulate intra-abdominal pressure
  • core muscle recruitment and strength
  • posture and body mechanics
  • safe pelvic floor friendly exercise

To schedule a pelvic health physiotherapy assessment  please call 613-291-2956 or book a pelvic health assessment online.

*Zoom for Healthcare is secure and PIPEDA/PHIPA compliant