Books

Sue Croft has written two books ‘Pelvic Floor Recovery – Physiotherapy for Gynaecological & Colorectal Repair Surgery’ and ‘Pelvic Floor Essentials’. Both are new editions as of July 2018.

‘Pelvic Floor Recovery – Physiotherapy for Gynaecological & Colorectal Repair Surgery’ Edition 4

Sue has written this book at the request of numerous patients who want more detailed information to help them navigate the challenging path of gynaecological and colorectal repair surgery. ‘Gynae’ surgery is undertaken when women for different reasons require a hysterectomy or if they are suffering from incontinence or prolapse.

This is a 132 page book with over 60 illustrations, packed full of information.

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

  • Anatomy of the bladder and bowel.
  • Correct activation of the pelvic floor muscles.
  • Conservative treatment of urinary incontinence.
  • Prolapse prevention and management.
  • Bladder and bowel emptying positions.
  • Persistent pain education.
  • Preoperative and post-operative physiotherapy strategies.
  • Information to give you confidence for your hospital stay.
  • Post-op pelvic floor friendly abdominal exercises.
  • 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. It is small enough to take into hospital and bright enough to find every year so you can revise your strategies and help your pelvic floor stay in good shape forever.

Read contents and see sample pages click here….

‘Pelvic Floor Essentials’ Edition 3

This is a 132 page book with over 60 illustrations, packed full of information.

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. I have written this book to assist women in learning how to correct any bladder, bowel and pelvic floor problems using simple conservative measures whether having had children or not. This book includes information such as:

  • Correct activation of the pelvic floor muscles
  • Pelvic floor muscle training program
  • Good bladder and bowel habits and effective toilet positioning
  • Treatment for urinary incontinence
  • Conservative prolapse management strategies
  • ‘Pelvic Floor Friendly’ abdominal exercises
  • Relaxation, breath awareness and chronic pain education
  • Sport, sexual function and travel advice

This updated edition includes the latest evidence about lifting and prolapse management and has new chapters on children’s continence issues, pregnancy and the post-partum period. The book is easy to read and has simple, clear diagrams and illustrations to demonstrate the anatomy and exercises.

The book is easy to read and has simple, clear diagrams and illustrations to demonstrate the anatomy and exercises. 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….