It is often very important for the female folks to be quite tipped on how to identify some of the potentially dangerous core strength exercises which will be putting them at risk of health if they are just out of hysterectomy surgery. Lack of knowledge has always seen a number of women getting back to the gym and getting down to physical workout plans which all too often have proved to be exposing them to serious pelvic health risks. The rather unfortunate bit is the fact that you will find most of the gym instructors as well not as informed on the fitness programs which will be inappropriate for their candidates who were post a surgery and this only gets to leave the women candidates the more exposed to pelvic health dangers. We have outlined below a guideline which can be of great use to you to identify those physical exercises which you can avoid as for the safety of yourself if you are post a hysterectomy surgery.
The pelvic floor is posed a great risk if you happen to involve yourself in an exercise which will involve the upper abdominal muscles. Studies have conclusively revealed that where one has a poorly functioning pelvic floor muscles, then engaging in the abdominal curl exercises will eventually push the pelvic floor downwards. The end result of these exercises is the total reduction on the ability for support of the pelvic floor and out of the continued exertion of pressure on the pelvic floor from the abdominal and core strength exercises.
Now the dangers of decreased pelvic support are numerous in pelvic floor support problems like vaginal prolapse, urinary incontinence, pelvic pain and anorectal disorders. Hysterectomy, a surgical procedure which involves the upper part of the female genitalia being stitched inside the pelvis so as to support the vagina and reduce the chances of vaginal prolapse or the descending of this particular body part, has been found to further the chances of the very condition, that is one is oftentimes more prone to vaginal prolapse after a hysterectomy.
It thus becomes quite imperative that you learn how to avoid overloading your pelvic floor muscles after a hysterectomy with wrong abdominal or core strength exercises. The following is a list of some of the exercises of physical nature which will be very inappropriate for you if you are out of theatre for a hysterectomy surgery.
Like we have highlighted above, avoid the abdominal curl exercises. The abdominal curl exercises will involve the lifting of the head and the shoulders from a lying position and are of various kinds like the incline sit ups, the oblique and the fit ball sit ups, all of which must be discarded from your workout plans.
The other kind of exercise you will need to do well avoiding is the double leg raise.