Pelvic Organ Prolapse resources are often hard to come by and can be confusing to know what to believe. There seems to be a lot of misinformation and a lack of education in regard to prolapse. So on today’s episode, we talk with Sherrie Palm, founder of the non-profit organization APOPS which stands for Association for Pelvic Organ Prolapse Support. This organization is a global network of practitioners, researchers, and patients. It strives to spread awareness about pelvic organ prolapse, provide prolapse resources and further enhance the treatment of it. This is a must listen episode for all women who want to learn more about prolapse management and treatment, but also prolapse prevention!
Show Notes[5:30] Dr. Brenda asks Sherrie how she became so passionate about helping women with pelvic organ prolapse. [23:58] Learn more about what APOPS is. [25:53] What is prolapse and why is it significant? [35:13] Are there are any other common misconceptions when it comes to prolapse? [56:50] Sherries discusses risk factors for prolapse and there is a link below for a questionnaire. [1:07:56] What is the long-term impact and positive outlook for prolapse? [1:18:02] Let's get some clarity on Pelvic Floor PT. [1:24:55] Dr. Brenda and Sherrie talk about destigmatizing prolapse and vaginal health. [1:30:22] We ask Sherrie how she practices self-care?
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