Resources for Pelvic Floor Disorders
Sprock, M.D., F.A.C.O.G., F.P.M.R.S board certified
Pelvic floor disorders,
a blanket name for problems like prolapse and
incontinence, are very common. The pelvic floor is part
of the lower part of the torso, the area on which
vagina, bladder and rectum are resting and supported.
Have you ever thought
about how much weight there is on a vagina, bladder or
rectum? These organs are below other organs; there is a
lot of weight above. Once gravity breaks through the
support, prolapse can occur. Think of turning a sock
inside out. One side of the sock is the bladder, the
other the rectum and the top the uterus or where the
uterus used to be. The sock can collapse on one side or
turn inside out. You will not lose a bladder, rectum,
uterus or vaginal cuff; however, it could be outside of
the body and be quite uncomfortable.
As many as one in three
women experience pelvic floor disorders in some fashion
and education about the condition and treatment options
has education and downloads available, like Pelvic Floor
Dialogues a newsletter on pelvic floor disorders.
This website has a lot of information about the
condition and treatment options available also.
AUGS, the American
Urogynecologic Society is promoting some of the
education on pelvic floor disorders. Board certified in
female pelvic floor and reconstructive surgery, Katrina
Davis M.D. and Marja Sprock M.D. have extensive
experience taking care of these disorders.
CENTRAL FLORIDA UROGYNECOLOGY
ROCKLEDGE IS YOUR GO-TO PLACE FOR
PELVIC FLOOR DISORDERS
There is no need to
suffer with pelvic floor prolapse or incontinence. Most
women regret having waited too long to take care of the
condition, noticing how much better they feel after
Remember there is help,
there is information, this is quality of life. There are
treatments available from muscle training to pessary to
surgery. The pelvic floor consists of muscles, but also
connective tissue. In addition to muscle training,
Central Florida UroGynecology in Rockledge is one of the
nation’s few clinics with a laser to target the weak
connective tissue, regenerating collagen and elastase
fibers. The laser is in-office, painless, without
downtime. Surgery is often on an outpatient basis and
does not require long hospital stays.
Most people have heard
about “the mesh” and it scares many women away from
proper treatment. A mesh in all its different shapes and
forms is only a small part of the treatment for pelvic
floor disorders. Pelvic floor disorders do not make you
feel secure and happy with your body. Prolapse can cause
lower abdominal discomfort, a dragging feeling, a
fullness feeling, like a tampon too full and in need of
a change hours ago.
Going green is
difficult if you contribute pads and diapers to the
garbage can daily. Diapers and pads do not make you feel
great; simple measures or changes can often make a big
Read this website,
VoicesforPFD.org and definitely get the latest from
Katrina Davis, M.D. and Marja Sprock, M.D. Also remember
what worked for your neighbor might not work for you.
is available here:
FDA strengthens requirements for surgical mesh for the
transvaginal repair of pelvic organ prolapse to address
No need to suffer with
the common condition of pelvic floor disorders, get
informed and know your options.
UroGynecology in Rockledge treats urine and
fecal incontinence as well as retention and
constipation. We treat prolapse of all structures in the
vagina either conservatively or surgically.
appointment at 321-806-3929 and we will be happy to give
you options to treat this often ignored, but quality of
life altering condition.
Florida UroGynecology where high tech and common sense