Pelvic Floor Recovery 4th Edition : A Physiotherapy Guide by Sue Croft
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Pelvic Floor Recovery 4th Edition : A Physiotherapy Guide by Sue Croft

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Pelvic Floor Recovery : A Physiotherapy Guide For Gynaecological Repair Surgery Floor (4th Edition) by Australian physiotherapist Sue Croft who has with many years experience treating women with pelvic floor dysfunction.

It is an essential guide for those undergoing surgery such as hysterectomy and prolapse repair.
Pelvic floor anatomy, bladder and bowel function and pelvic exercises are all explained in an easy to understand and practical manner.
It is also an excellent resource for anyone with pelvic floor dysfunction whether undergoing or recovering from surgery or not.

The book's gentle humour demystifies the process of pelvic floor repair surgery, hysterectomy recovery and how and when to exercise.
It is also a comprehensive ,handy resource for health professionals to pass on to their patients to educate them on pelvic surgery recovery.

The information is presented in a simple, easy to understand format with excellent diagrams. Those with pelvic organ prolapse , stress urinary incontinence, an overactive bladder or bowel incontinence who wish to manage them without surgery will benefit just as much from this book due to its excellent explanations of anatomy, bladder and bowel function and causes of prolapse.

Author Sue Croft is a well known Australian physiotherapist with a special interest in pelvic floor function. This book is a result of her years of experience in the field and in providing physiotherapy to women through pre and post operative procedures for pelvic floor surgery.

Hence it contains many pearls of wisdom and is aimed at helping to reduce the fear and anxiety for those facing pelvic floor repair surgery by educating and empowering them with the knowledge required for a successful result.

Many women undertake gynaecological repair surgery with some anxiety and trepidation. This guide has been written with the aim reducing these fears by educating women about:

- Correct activation of the pelvic floor and abdominal muscles
- Anatomy of the bladder and bowel
- Relaxation and breath awareness education
- Brief explanation of prolapse
- Bladder and bowel emptying positions
- Pre-operative and post operative physiotherapy strategies
- Information to give you confidence for your hospital stay
- Safe abdominal exercises for after the repair
- Return to work, sport, sexual function and travel advice

130 PAGES, 18 CHAPTERS

CHAPTER 1 : The pelvic floor muscles
CHAPTER 2 : The role of posture and the pelvic floor
CHAPTER 3 : Causes of pelvic health issues
CHAPTER 4 :   Normal and Abnormal Bladder Function  
CHAPTER 5 : What is Prolapse
CHAPTER 6 : Management of bowel function
CHAPTER 7 : Managing persistent pelvic pain
CHAPTER 8 : Pre-operative physiotherapy expectation
CHAPTER 9 : The immediate post-operative period
CHAPTER 10 : Home Recovery
CHAPTER 11 : Pelvic floor friendly exercise
CHAPTER 12 : The evidence about activity restrictions
CHAPTER 13 : Return to Exercise
CHAPTER 14 : Travelling
CHAPTER 15 : Sexual Funcion
CHAPTER 16 : Return to work
CHAPTER 17 : The affects of ageing
CHAPTER 18 : Conclusion about change
 

 

“I am delighted to endorse Sue’s book...this guide will formalize the peri-operative information that has previously been given on an ad-hoc basis. This timely book will be a valuable adjunct to all women undergoing repair surgery...I would like to thank Sue for sharing her experience and wisdom."
Associate Professor Christopher Maher, Urogynaecologist.

“This book is full of practical wisdom and knowledge. Sue shares her vast experience in a clear, well-illustrated, user-driven guide that will resonate with women of all ages. It is a wonderful synthesis of a vast array of preventive physiotherapy techniques and advice. I believe that this is essential reading prior to pelvic floor surgery. It also provides an invaluable, scientifically founded prescription for ongoing pelvic floor wellness throughout life .”
Dr Anne Poulsen, Graceville, Qld.

130 PAGES, 18 CHAPTERS

CHAPTER 1 : The pelvic floor muscles
CHAPTER 2 : The role of posture and the pelvic floor
CHAPTER 3 : Causes of pelvic health issues
CHAPTER 4 :   Normal and Abnormal Bladder Function  
CHAPTER 5 : What is Prolapse
CHAPTER 6 : Management of bowel function
CHAPTER 7 : Managing persistent pelvic pain
CHAPTER 8 : Pre-operative physiotherapy expectation
CHAPTER 9 : The immediate post-operative period
CHAPTER 10 : Home Recovery
CHAPTER 11 : Pelvic floor friendly exercise
CHAPTER 12 : The evidence about activity restrictions
CHAPTER 13 : Return to Exercise
CHAPTER 14 : Travelling
CHAPTER 15 : Sexual Funcion
CHAPTER 16 : Return to work
CHAPTER 17 : The affects of ageing
CHAPTER 18 : Conclusion about change

 

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