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.

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