PELVIC ANGEL
PELVIC ANGEL
PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE & PESSARY EDUCATION
PELVIC ORGAN PROLAPSE & PESSARY EDUCATION

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We offer a 45-minute consultation on pessary advice with a pessary expert via zoom, Skype, or messenger. 

 

We can also arrange a call back to a landline within Europe.

 

How it works

  • You must email us to pre-arrange meeting via our contact form. 
  • The cost is pre-paid £70 inclusive of taxes for the consultation. 
  • We do not make any diagnosis.
  • The consultation will be based on pessary advice in treating incontinence, and pelvic organ prolapse.
  • An email can be sent to you pertaining to the discussion of consultation upon your request. 
  • We do not consult with men about pelvic floor issues but can recommend physiotherapists that do treat men's conditions.

Pelvic Health Education Programmes

Below are the current approved patient training programs available. 

The courses/tutorials are run by certified physiotherapists, personal trainers, or doctors to help you the patient look after, strengthen, and maintain a good healthy pelvic floor.

Simply click on the course to find out more information. The links will take you out of this site and into the site of the medical professional holding the course.

 

Are you a certified physiotherapist, a Pelvic floor trainer, a doctor treating the pelvic floor and want to promote your courses on our site. Get in touch via email 

Go to the downloads and links area to find lots of free useful information DOWNLOADS AREA

Course led training programs for professionals

Course: Diastasis Rectus Abdominis: evidence-based evaluation and management 

 

Course Tutor: Gráinne Donnelly - Advanced Physiotherapist in Pelvic Health.

  • This course offers over 6 hours of presented learning content including interactive video demonstrations of evaluation and management for diastasis rectus abdominis. 
  • Targeted at health and fitness professionals to apply within their individual scope of practice
  • Expand your understanding of what existing literature base there is and what it can and cannot tell us
  • Understand how to evaluate rehab potential and know when to signpost onward
  • Discover an easy to use Proforma to guide your evaluation and management
  • Follow real-life case examples and the progress they made
  • Ongoing live case- study that will be continuously added to as her journey with diastasis rehab continues
  • Resource section
  • ****NB This course is in its initial format with much more content planned to add in the coming months. Anyone who signs up before the second level content is uploaded will benefit from the full course at the reduced price offered now****
  • For more information email info@absolute.physio

Course led pelvic floor training programs

May 29- June 30, 2020 

Kathi Janssens 

Mary O'Dwyer

Phase 1 study group - Phase 2 practice group

This time-efficient, budget-friendly, fully guided online program will enable you to increase your pelvic floor muscle strength in just a couple of months, with unwavering support every step of the way.

For more information go to Discreetly Fit website

Pelvic Organ Prolapse Diary

Download and give to your medical advisor on your next visit

 

 

Bladder Diary

Diaries are a great way to help your doctor to have a quick overview of how you have been coping with your symptoms.

 

 

Top Questions

You can take the questions /answers to your medical advisor

What if I suspect I have an infection?

If you think your pessary is causing infections. Try to find the root cause.

Some questions to ask yourself.

  1. Is the infection brought on a day after intercourse?
  2. What am I cleaning my pessary with?
  3. How am I drying my pessary?
  4. Where do I store my pessary when not in use?
  5. Do I wash my pessary before inserting it after being in storage?
  6. Do I use lubricant? What type? Is it in date?
  7. Is there a small, discharge with the infection?
  8. Does the infection occur after insertion of the pessary? How long after insertion and what are the symptoms.
  9. When was my last vaginal examination?

Your first pessary appointment

  1. What type and grade of prolapse do I have?
  2. Is surgery my only option?
  3. Can I try a pessary before thinking about surgery?
  4. Can you offer anything other than a ring or cube pessary? 
  5. What is the size and brand of my pessary?
  6. What do I do if the pessary falls out or causes a lot of discomfort when I get home?
  7. Will you teach me how to insert and remove my pessary?
  8. How long can my pessary remain in my body?
  9. How do I clean my pessary?
  10. When do I need to come back for a check-up?
  11. What should I do if I see spotting of blood?
  12. Can I have intercourse with my pessary in situ?
  13. Can I wear a tampon with my pessary?
  14. Can I wear my pessary if I have my menstrual flow?
  15. Can I wear a pessary if I'm pregnant?

Surgical procedures

  1. What is the name of the surgical procedure?
  2. Why do I need surgery?
  3. How soon should surgery take place?
  4. What might happen if I delay or avoid the surgery?
  5. What results should I expect from the surgery?
  6. Are there any non-surgical options?
  7. Are there any less invasive surgery options?
  8. What is the next step if this surgery doesn’t work?
  9. How much does the surgery cost? How can I find out?
  10. How long will I have to stay after surgery?
  11. How will I feel after surgery?
  12. What kind of preparation is needed for surgery?
  13. How much pain is there after this type of surgery? How is it treated?
  14. How long will it take to recover from surgery?
  15. How is the surgery done (laparoscopy or open surgery)?
  16. What kind of anaesthesia will be used (general or local)?
  17. How long will the procedure take?
  18. How successful is this procedure?
  19. What are the risks associated with this surgery?
  20. How much experience does the surgeon have with this procedure?
  21. Has the procedure been done often in this hospital or surgery centre?
  22. What complications might develop (both immediate and long-term)?
  23. If a biopsy is being done, when can I expect to hear the results, and will my doctor call me?
  24. Questions to ask about what to expect when you get home
  25. What kind of care will I need at home?
  26. Are there any activity limitations?
  27. How soon can I eat a regular meal?
  28. How soon can I resume regular activities?
  29. How soon can I drive?
  30. What is the maximum weight I can lift?
  31. What symptoms should I watch for and report?
  32. Medication Information
  33. Allergies you should be aware of:
  34. The medication I take now:
  35. Previous reaction to medication/anaesthesia: 

Disclaimer: This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. C&G Medicare Ltd and the writers of this website disclaim any liability for your use of this information. This is only used to help you have a better understanding of the subject matter. If you have any questions you should always direct them to your doctor in the first instance.

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