Floor plan
The Australian Women's Weekly|March 2020
Does the thought of jumping, running or even sneezing fill you with dread? Professor Kerryn Phelps tells how all of us can (and should) make pelvic care a daily health habit.
Kerryn Phelps

The challenge of pelvic floor health problems came into sharp focus in recent months when the Federal Court handed down a judgement in favour of more than 1200 Australian women in a landmark class action over pelvic mesh implants.

The mesh implants were used in surgical procedures to treat women with prolapse and urinary incontinence, but left many women with chronic debilitating pain or recurring infections. Since the mesh debacle, women are searching for more conservative and non-surgical but low risk, effective options for the treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP) and urinary incontinence.

So, what is POP?

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