Books

Sue Croft has written two books ‘Pelvic Floor Recovery – Physiotherapy for Gynaecological Repair Surgery’ and ‘Pelvic Floor Essentials’.

Pelvic Floor Recovery

Pelvic Floor Recovery

‘Pelvic Floor Recovery – Physiotherapy for Gynaecological Repair Surgery’ Edition 3

This is a 110 page book with over 50 illustrations packed full of information.

Many women undertake gynaecological repair surgery with some anxiety and trepidation. Sue has written this guide with the aim reducing these fears by educating women about:

• Correct activation of the pelvic floor and deep abdominal muscles
• Anatomy of the bladder and bowel
• Relaxation and breath awareness education
• An introduction to managing chronic pelvic pain
• Brief explanation of prolapse
• Bladder and bowel emptying positions
• Pre-operative and post operative physiotherapy strategies.
• Information to give you confidence for your hospital stay
• Safe abdominal exercises for after your surgery
• Return to work, sport, sexual function and travel advice

The book is easy to read and has simple diagrams and illustrations to demonstrate the anatomy and exercises. Small enough to take into hospital and bright enough to find every year to revise your strategies and stay in good shape.
Read contents and see sample pages click here….

Pelvic Floor Essentials

Pelvic Floor Essentials

‘Pelvic Floor Essentials’ Edition 2

This easy-to-read book has 90 pages and over 50 illustrations and is packed full of information. Following the success of her first book ‘Pelvic Floor Recovery: Physiotherapy for Gynaecological Surgery’, Sue has written this second book to assist women in learning how to correct any bladder and pelvic floor problems using conservative measures whether having had children or not. Many women suffer with pelvic floor dysfunction such as stress urinary incontinence and prolapse following vaginal deliveries. Others have bladder issues such as an overactive bladder or recurrent urinary tract infections without having had children at all.  This book includes information such as:

· Correct activation of the pelvic floor and abdominal muscles
· Pelvic floor muscle training programme
· Good bladder and bowel habits and effective toilet positioning
· Conservative prolapse management strategies
· Pelvic floor safe abdominal exercises
· Relaxation, breath awareness and chronic pain education
· Sport, sexual function and travel advice

It is small enough to sit on your bedside table for regular review and to help your pelvic floor stay in good shape forever. Read contents and see sample pages click here….

Testimonial
Pelvic Floor Essentials
“This book brings together all the essential factors of bladder control, fluid management and bowel function, including prolapse prevention and sexual function in a way that is clear with a focused approach to the problems women experience. Like her first book, Sue has included practical advice and tips in highlighted sections making this a very easy read for all women as well as a useful resource for clinicians.”
Dr Irmina Nahon, PhD.
Assistant Professor in Physiotherapy, University of Canberra