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Are there alternative treatments for pelvic organ prolapse?

Diana Meeks
Diana Meeks on behalf of Sigma Nursing
Family Practitioner

The most commonly used alternative treatment for pelvic organ prolapse is a set of exercises designed to strengthen the muscles at the bottom of the pelvis. Known as Kegel exercises, they target the muscles around the vagina, urethra, and rectum. With the help of their doctor or a physical therapist, some women use biofeedback devices, specially designed vaginal inserts, or electrical stimulation devices to help them with these types of exercises.

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