Health Talks: What to know about pelvic floor disorder and pregnancy

Urogynecology expert Lisa Hickman, MD, explains the pelvic floor, its function and disorders that can occur when the connective tissues in this area aren’t providing the proper support to the organs around it.

Symptoms include prolapse, bowel and bladder problems and pain with intercourse. Watch the full Health Talks video above to learn more about these topics and how the disorder can be treated with physical therapy:

  • Pelvic floor disorder and how childbirth can affect it
  • Symptoms of pelvic floor disorder
  • Who is at risk for pelvic floor disorder
  • Physical therapy for pelvic floor disorder
  • Misconceptions about pelvic floor disorder
  • Care for pelvic floor disorders at Ohio State
  • Pelvic floor disorder and diet considerations

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