I chanced upon a delightful book called “Restoration Exercises for Women” by Ettie A. Hornibrook (even the name delights!) published in London in 1931 by William Heinemann.
When first faced with a diagnosis of breast cancer the uppermost thought is treatment, not consequences.
Initial treatment and ongoing management are the most important considerations but what happens once you are through these stages?
Your hair is growing back, you are regaining confidence and vitality, you have adapted to whichever choice you have made for replacing your breast…..and you are now feeling more like resuming your intimate relationships but here can be where some of the consequences of treatment for breast cancer are experienced.
The weak bladder fallacy is interesting and one I suspect finds its roots in our vernacular language – just as the term “slipped disc” is common lay terminology although anatomically incorrect. The “weak bladder” has similar familiarity: we know what Sally means when she says “Oh I have such a weak bladder” but it is anatomically and physiologically incorrect....
World renowned researcher Kari Bo from Norway and associates have just epublished their latest research , ahead of print publication , in the World Journal of Urology .
The aim was to present and discuss the evidence for “Pelvic floor muscle training in the treatment of female stress urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and sexual dysfunction.”
Data sources for the review are from many of the world’s leading resource files such as the Cochrane Review and Pub Med and only RCT’s ( randomly controlled trials) in English were reviewed .