|Category||Rehabilitation & Conservative Treatments|
|Keywords||Pelvic organ prolapse Conservative therapy Pelvic floor muscles|
|Target Audience||All clinicians and researchers interested in conservative therapies for pelvic organ prolapse|
|Aims and Objectives|
The aims of this workshop are:
- To present an overview of theory, rationale and the mechanism for pelvic floor muscle training (PFMT) for pelvic organ prolapse (POP).
- To present an overview of the physiotherapy clinical assessment of POP, and the value of various assessment tools.
- To provide an overview of the role of conservative therapies as an adjunct to surgery for POP.
- To present the evidence for conservative therapies (pelvic floor muscle training, lifestyle modification and pessaries) in the prevention and treatment of pelvic organ prolapse (POP).