You’ve most likely heard of urology and gynecology. But urogynecology is a medical specialty that many aren’t familiar with. Also known as female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery (FPMRS), urogynecology is a subspecialty for OB/GYNs focused on non-life-threatening pelvic floor dysfunctions.
Inspira Spirit of Women hosted a virtual event “Your Poor Core,” where Inspira’s providers reviewed the importance of abdominal health and ways to strengthen your core.
Did you know?
- Lower backpain, poor balance and acid reflux can be symptoms of core strength deficiency.
- Diastasis recti (the separation of abdominal muscles) can be prevented through proper nutrition and exercise.
- Smokers are at higher risk for developing a hernia.
- Pelvic organ prolapse can be caused by childbirth, chronic coughing, improper lifting and chronic straining while toileting.