What is prolapse? Why does it happen? What’s a Girl to Do?
Listen, if you’re not actively seeking support, or you’re not sure what it is, you’re not alone. I’ve been a fitness professional for 36 years, a Medical Exercise Specialist since the late 90s, and not once has a women – until a YouTube subscriber asked once about prolapse and how to exercise with it and for it.
Dr. Betsy A.B. Greenleaf is a triple board-certified women’s health expert, entrepreneur, inventor, and business leader, who specializes in female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery for over 20 years.
Dr. Greenleaf, is a trailblazer as the first female in the United States to become board certified in Urogynecology.
She possesses a professional reputation that has led to being sought after by medical societies, associations, and corporations to provide lectures, teaching, and advanced training. In 2018, she was honored with the title of distinguished fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Obstetrics and Gynecology for her service and dedication to the field.
She holds committee positions on many national women’s health organizations. She is a board examiner for the American Osteopathic Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She serves as a spokesperson for the American Osteopathic Association, with her quotes appearing in many major media outlets.
Dr. Greenleaf is the CEO of The Pelvic Floor Store, www.pelvicfloorstore.com, an online store dedicated to finding reliable products for pelvic health. She manages a blog at www.drbetsygreenleaf.com, and she is the host of Some Of Your Parts Podcast, http://someofyourparts.libsyn.com, dedicated to women’s wellness and the notion that “ you are greater than the sum of your parts.”
Dr. Greenleaf takes a holistic body-mind-spirit approach to healing and wellness. She believes many of the answers to a healthy life are found within. She views her role in life as your wellness guide.
Questions we answer in this episode:
- It has fallen and won’t get up…what is a prolapse?
- Why do prolapses happen? Is this related only to muscle?
- Can we heal those pelvic floor muscles? Is this permanent damage?
- A listener is wondering … Is my bladder going to fall onto the floor?
- Is it an emergency?
- What can be done about at prolapse?
- Let’s dive into how to exercise with prolapse…
- What hurts or might make it worse?
- What helps?
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