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A weak pelvic floor can mean more than a little leakage

Mary Ward, Sydney Morning Herald    We generally associate having a poor pelvic floor with incontinence. But for former Australian netball captain Sharelle McMahon, the signs that something was wrong with her pelvic floor were different. “Pain around my pelvis, and a bit of instability through there was the main way it showed up for […]

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Silent affliction affecting one in four

Elise Elliott, Herald Sun   The Continence Foundation of Australia’s Laugh Without Leaking campaign kicked off on World Laughter Day last month, with Helen Magee, Beth Wilson, Thelma Saville and Susie Lewis having a good belly laugh. Picture: Sarah Matray DO you leak when you laugh? It’s kind of an odd, personal question. The thing […]

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The biggest lesson from the vaginal mesh saga? Doctors must listen to women.

Workshop will provide a new learning option for surgical techniques incorporating video teaching, as well simulation and common clinical…

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‘Not all vaginal implants are a problem’: Doctor says women are refusing to seek treatment for incontinence after hundreds claimed mesh left them in pain and ruined their sex lives.

SHEREE MUTTON FOR DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA   * Figures show a drop in women are seeking treatment for incontinence * Doctor Jenny King believes it’s because they’re fearful of vaginal mesh * The TGA removed transvaginal mesh for the sole purpose of pelvic prolapse * Dr King said those used for incontinence ­ mid­urethral slings […]

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