17 October 2017

Pelvic Organ Prolapse | Women

Dr Hinson is a highly respected GYN who specializes in the treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse, serving women of Salt Lake City and beyond.  If you are experiencing pelvic pain of any kind, call and make an appointment with Dr Hinson today.

When an organ becomes displaced, or slips down in the body, it is referred to as a Prolapse.  A doctor will diagnose you with a pelvic organ prolapse if part of the, bladder, vagina, uterus, or rectum has become weakened or displaced.

Women affected by pelvic Prolapse sometimes refer to their "dropped bladder" or "fallen uterus". In the medical profession, these conditions are referred to in more technical terms, such as "cystocele", "uterine prolapse", or "rectocele".

Symptoms of Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Systems of pelvic Prolapse can include pressure or discomfort in the vaginal or pelvic area, often made worse with physical activities such as prolonged standing, jogging, or bicycling.  For other women, diminished comfort and control in the bladder and or bowels can be an indicator of a worsening Prolapse condition.

Treatment for Vaginal Prolapse

Vaginal Prolapse can be treated in several ways, depending on the exact nature of the Prolapse and its severity.  You and Dr Hinson may discuss:

  • Changes to your diet and fitness routine
  • Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
  • Considering a "pessary" - a rubber or plastic device, inserted vaginally and designed to relieve symptoms when in place
  • Surgical procedures to improve the Prolapse

Doctor Hinson takes great pride in providing quality healthcare in a patient-focused, friendly, environment.  Dr Hinson specializes in the the diagnosis and treatment of pelvic organ prolapse. Call today to set up an appointment for immediate relief.

Why Choose Dr. Hinson

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Passionate about her vision. Treating women as people, respecting their value as females, and as people.

25 years of OB/GYN experience, acting as the only doctor for most of her patients , treating other medical needs as well.

Emphasizes a partnership with the patient in her health care, strongly advocating her responsibility in her health.

Focused, nonjudgemental listener, effective communicator and educator.

Considers the patient's overall health, mental state, and social issues as possible factors contributing to her present problems.

Considers the female body as a whole, not just the pelvic region.

Committed to staying current with changing guidelines and treatment options.

Continuously updating skills with emphasis on minimally invasive and in-office procedures.

More About Dr. Hinson

For 25 years Dr. Joanne S. Hinson has provided compassionate healthcare to the women of Salt Lake City, Utah and beyond. From puberty to menopause, Dr Hinson provides the best personalized GYN services… caring for the whole woman.

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