Pelvic floor muscles
The pelvic floor consists of layers of muscles. Learn about the function and role of the pelvic floor muscles and how pelvic floor exercises can be effective at reducing urinary leakage.
More than 5 million Aussies have incontinence
Incontinence is very common, and affects people of all ages and genders. Find out if you might be incontinent, and try these useful tips to curb leakage.
Incontinence – an overview
Incontinence can be treated, managed and even cured. Rather than be embarrassed about it, just talk to your doctor. Find out more here.
Faecal incontinence is when you experience leakage from the bowel due to poor bowel control. Up to 1 in 20 people have this condition, but there are treatments available.
If you have urinary incontinence (trouble controlling your bladder), a simple lifestyle change or treatment may be all that’s needed to cure or improve it, or to help you manage the condition. Learn more here.
A prolapsed bladder (cystocoele) develops when the bladder bulges into your vaginal wall. This may cause problems, but can be treated.
A rectocele happens when your rectum bulges into your back vaginal wall. Find out about the symptoms, getting care and possible treatments here.
Prolapsed uterus is when your uterus falls down towards the vaginal opening. Read about its causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention.
A posterior repair is a major operation usually recommended after simpler treatments have failed. Your bowel should be better supported and you should no longer have a bulge in your vagina.
An anterior repair is a major operation usually recommended after simpler treatments have failed. Your bladder should be better supported and you should no longer have a bulge in your vagina.