Patient information: Leaflets
The Pelvic Floor Centre has designed a comprehensive range of patient information leaflets to help patients understand pelvic floor issues.
Each leaflet contains valuable information on pelvic floor problems and supports patients in dealing with issues and how to seek help.
Introduces the Pelvic Floor Centre team and the range of treatments.
Recommendations for better bladder control.
Track fluid and food intake and toileting habits for a period to have a better idea of the issues before meeting the Pelvic Floor Centre team.
Effective chest clearance technique and breathing patterns to help protect your pelvic floor when you cough.
Education to build awareness of the pelvic floor and specific exercise programmes.
Different types of prolapses and their symptoms and guidelines on managing a prolapse.
What to expect from your bowel and recommendations for managing bowel symptoms as well as introducing correct defaecation positions.
Goals of a high fibre diet and recommended foods and a meal plan.
Goals of a low fibre diet and recommended foods and a meal plan.
Foods to avoid and the importance of eating, drinking and exercising.
Exercises for the anal sphincter muscle.
Bladder and bowel advice and pelvic floor muscle exercises specifically for men.
Recommendations that need to be made prior to surgery as well as on the day of surgery and post operation.
Guidelines for optimising your recovery post pelvic floor surgery.