Can pelvic floor muscle training reverse pelvic organ prolapse and reduce prolapse symptoms? An assessor-blinded, randomized, controlled trial.

@article{Braekken2010CanPF,
  title={Can pelvic floor muscle training reverse pelvic organ prolapse and reduce prolapse symptoms? An assessor-blinded, randomized, controlled trial.},
  author={Ingeborg Hoff Braekken and Memona Majida and Marie A. Ellstr{\"o}m Engh and Kari B\o},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2010},
  volume={203 2},
  pages={170.e1-7}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of pelvic floor muscle training in reversing pelvic organ prolapse and alleviating symptoms. STUDY DESIGN This assessor-blinded, parallel group, randomized, controlled trial conducted at a university hospital and a physical therapy clinic randomly assigned 109 women with prolapse stages I, II, and III to pelvic floor muscle training (n = 59) or control (n = 50). Both groups received lifestyle advices and learned "the Knack… CONTINUE READING

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Compared with controls , the pelvic floor muscle training group elevated the bladder ( difference : 3.0 mm ; 95% confidence interval , 1.5 - 4.4 ; P < .001 ) and rectum ( 5.5 mm ; 95% confidence interval , 1.4 - 7.3 ; P = .022 ) and reduced frequency and bother of symptoms compared with controls .
RectumSibling in part ofUrinary Bladder
Compared with controls , the pelvic floor muscle training group elevated the bladder ( difference : 3.0 mm ; 95% confidence interval , 1.5 - 4.4 ; P < .001 ) and rectum ( 5.5 mm ; 95% confidence interval , 1.4 - 7.3 ; P = .022 ) and reduced frequency and bother of symptoms compared with controls .
Can pelvic floor muscle training reverse pelvic organ prolapse and reduce prolapse symptoms ?
Can pelvic floor muscle training reverse pelvic organ prolapse and reduce prolapse symptoms ?
Can pelvic floor muscle training reverse pelvic organ prolapse and reduce prolapse symptoms ?
Can pelvic floor muscle training reverse pelvic organ prolapse and reduce prolapse symptoms ?
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