After hysterectomy surgery, it is important to understand how to identify stomach strength exercises or inappropriate core. Many women unconsciously do stomach exercises with potential serious pelvic injuries when returning to sports and fitness classes after hysterectomy surgery. Unfortunately many well-meaning fitness instructors are also not aware of this problem leaving women without information, vulnerable and confused about the exercise of the right after pelvic surgery. This physical therapist guide is designed to help you identify unsafe stomach exercises after hysterectomy.
Exercises involving the abdominal muscles of the upper abdomen (or “six packs”) pose the biggest risk on your pelvic floor. Ultrasound studies show that basic stomach curls exercises force the pelvic floor down to women with pelvic floor muscles that function properly. The stronger the abdominal or core exercise, the greater the pressure on the pelvic floor and the greater the risk of overloading the pelvic floor and reducing pelvic support.
Decreasing pelvic support can cause various serious pelvic floor problems including; Vaginal prolapse, incontinence, pelvic pain and anorectal disorders. Hysterectomy surgery involves the vagina for the sewn in the pelvis of women to support the vagina and prevent vaginal prolapse (eg vagina down and sometimes out of the woman’s body). Research shows the risk of vaginal prolaps increases after hysterectomy surgery.
This means that you understand how you understand how to avoid overloading your pelvic floor after hysterectomy with inappropriate abdominal exercises. The following stomach exercises all have the potential to burden the pelvic floor and therefore must be avoided after hysterectomy surgery;
Stomach curls exercises involve lifting the head and shoulders of lying positions and also known as sitting exercises. Variations include; The slope of sitting, slanted sitting (elbow to the opposite shoulder) and fits the ball sit up.
The number of double legs involves lifting both legs from the ground simultaneously. Variations include; Bicycle feet, double foot hike, Pilates “Table Top” exercise and Fit Ball Interfeit.
Intense core core exercises such as “boards” or “hover” are routinely done in sports, yoga and pilates. Never assume that just because the exercise is the “Pilates” exercise, that it is safe for and will help strengthen your pelvic support. Some Pilates exercises can suppress intense pressure on the pelvic floor.
ABDOMINAL power engine that trains the upper abdominal muscles and / or external sloping of resistance. These machines increase pressure in your stomach that is transferred directly to your pelvis. Actually these exercises will really make your stomach muscles more effectively increase the pressure down on your pelvic floor.
How do I identify unsafe stomach exercises after hysterectomy surgery?
Exercises that involve lying and raise your head and shoulders, and / or both legs simultaneously from the ground all add to the bottom pressure to the pelvic floor. These exercises all have the potential to cause pelvic floor injuries, after the pelvic operation and when the pelvic floor muscles do not function properly.
Exercises are made vulnerable (lying facing floors) and weight through hands / arms and legs (with an elevated body of land are intense core stomach exercises. This can be modified by kneeling than the weight of the foot. Sometimes continued forward to the ball What is appropriate. Once again never assumes that using a fit ball makes it safe for your pelvic floor.
The abdominal exercise machine that trains erect or lying abdominal muscles has the potential to burden the pelvic floor.