Fun Facts!

  • The pelvic floor muscles are a critical part of pelvic organ prolapse
  • Prolapse, hemorrhoids, and constipation are common conditions that can occur when the pelvic floor is overactive

Overactive Pelvic Floor and Prolapse

Learn how an overactive pelvic floor can contribute to prolapse, as well as other common conditions.

In this video, Lance discusses the pelvic floors' supportive role in maintaining the integrity of the internal organs that lie on top of the pelvic floor, such as the bladder, rectum, uterus, or the vaginal wall. This video will give a brief anatomy overview as well as an introduction to the biomechanics of pressure distribution as it relates to prolapse, hemorrhoids, and constipation.