Aging, natural childbirth and obesity
can weaken the pelvic muscles in many women. A common problem, this can cause the vagina or the uterus to prolapse
, or begin to sink or fall. A new study compared two common surgeries used to correct the problem and evaluated if pelvic muscle strengthening exercises done before and after the surgeries would help improve outcomes. Catherine Dolf has more in this week’s JAMA Report.