Pelvic floor after gynaecological cancer
Rebecca Liberatore; Counterpart (AUS, 2021)
Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist Rebecca Liberatore explains the importance of the pelvic floor muscles after treatment for gynaecological cancer.
Vulvar and vaginal cancer: Managing side effects: bladder and bowel
Cancer Council Victoria (AUS, 2021)
Overview of side effects that may be experienced following treatment for vulval or vaginal cancer. Includes tips on dealing with side effects and where to go for more information.
Physical aspects: bladder & bowel concerns
Chris O'Brien Lifehouse (AUS, 2013)
A combination of women’s experiences and health information. Emphasises the importance of talking to your doctor if you are having problems with bladder or bowel. YouTube sometimes suggests other videos on similar topics. Please be aware that those other videos have not been reviewed for the Navigator and may not be reputable.
(YouTube video – 6 mins, 39 secs))
Your pelvic floor: why is it so important?
Libby Oldfield & Counterpart (AUS, 2016)
Libby Oldfield, Specialist Continence and Women's Health Physiotherapist explains why pelvic floor muscles are important, how to exercise them and where to get support and further information. This presentation was recorded at the BreaCan Resource Centre in Melbourne on Wednesday 14 September 2016.
Pelvic floor exercises after hysterectomy – physiotherapist guided video routine
Michelle Kenway (AUS)
Michelle Kenway is a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist based in Queensland. She discusses pelvic floor exercises that can be commenced 4-6 weeks after hysterectomy, with approval from your surgeon. This video is included in the playlist below. Note: for advice specific to your situation, consult a post-graduate trained pelvic floor physiotherapist for exercise advice.
Post hysterectomy exercises video playlist
Michelle Kenway (AUS, 2015)
This YouTube video playlist from Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist Michelle Kenway includes a range of post-hysterectomy videos, with advice on exercise, getting out of bed, reducing side effects. Also includes the video above. Note: for advice specific to your situation, consult a post-graduate trained pelvic floor physiotherapist for exercise advice. YouTube sometimes suggests other videos on similar topics. Please be aware that these other videos have not been reviewed for the Navigator and may not be reputable.
National public toilet map
Australia. Department of Health (AUS)
Information on the location of over 16,000 public toilets in Australia, including accessibility, open hours and facilities.
(website and app for Android and Apple)