Prolapse is a general term used to describe when any part of an organ has fallen or dropped from its normal anatomical position. Several different organs are located in the pelvic region and can become prolapsed due to weakened pelvic floor muscles that hold these organs in place.
Any one or combination of the following can result in weakening the muscles that hold pelvic organs in place:
The physicians and staff at University Women's Care are a team of caring professionals. Our providers have the expertise to treat even the most complex urogynecologic problems. We provide practiced, thoughtful care and work with patients to find the most appropriate diagnosis and treatment to meet each woman's unique personal needs.
In general, there are four treatment options for pelvic organ prolapse:
Our providers have the expertise to treat even the most complex urogynecologic problems with practiced, thoughtful care for the needs of our patients. The pelvic health program at UMMC sees patients by physician-referral and self-referral.
To refer a patient to the University Women's Care pelvic health program: