Can Hypopressives Reverse the Symptoms of Prolapse?


Pelvic organ prolapse, a concern that’s often whispered about in women’s circles, predominantly remains a hushed topic, despite its profound impact on quality of life. This condition, marked by the descent of pelvic organs into the vaginal canal, presents an array of uncomfortable and, at times, distressing symptoms. Among the whispers, a term you might have heard is “hypopressives.” But can hypopressives actually reverse the symptoms of prolapse? Let’s delve into the transformative potential of this innovative technique and how it’s redefining hope for countless women.

Understanding Hypopressives:

Hypopressive exercises, contrary to traditional core exercises, involve creating a ‘vacuum’ effect inside the abdominal cavity, generating an involuntary contraction of the pelvic floor muscles and the diaphragm. This not only aids in strengthening the core and pelvic muscles but also reduces intra-abdominal pressure, a key perpetrator in the onset and exacerbation of prolapse.

The Hypopressive Effect on Prolapse:

Women battling prolapse often face a dichotomy of discomfort and an overarching sense of loss of control. Hypopressives have emerged as a beacon of hope, primarily for their potential to improve, lessen, and yes, even reverse prolapse symptoms. By consistently practicing hypopressives, many women have reported a significant reduction in the sensation of heaviness, improved bladder control, and a renewed sense of empowerment over their bodies.

Why Choose Complete Core Control?

At Complete Core Control, we recognize that every woman’s journey with prolapse is unique. That’s why our Fitter Floor and Core Hypopressive course is meticulously designed to cater to individual needs. Our approach isn’t just about hypopressives; we integrate them with Pilates, providing a comprehensive solution for prolapse and core issues. As you grow stronger and symptoms recede, we gently guide you back to a path of functional fitness, ensuring you return to the activities you cherish without fear of worsening your condition.

Pilates for Prolapse: A Gentle Companion:

Understanding that some women might seek a less intensive start or supplemental support, we’ve also curated a specialized Pilates for Prolapse course. Updated for 2022, this program encompasses everything from correct posture setup to safe lifting techniques, ensuring you’re not just managing, but thriving despite your prolapse.

Empower Yourself with Knowledge:

Knowledge is your first line of defense. Our free ebook, “Exercise and Pelvic Organ Prolapse. A need to know guide.”, serves as an enlightening resource, walking you through everything from identifying prolapse types and symptoms to proactive steps for self-care. This ebook isn’t just about what to avoid; it’s a celebration of what you can achieve even with a prolapse.

The Community You Deserve:

You’re not navigating this path alone. Our extensive community on Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok is a haven of shared experiences, encouragement, and expert advice. Here, victories are celebrated, worries are eased, and questions meet professional, empathetic responses.


Can hypopressives reverse prolapse symptoms? They have the potential to significantly improve your quality of life by alleviating the discomforts associated with prolapse. The journey requires patience, consistency, and often, a guiding hand. At Complete Core Control, we’re not just experts in hypopressives; we’re your steadfast partners in reclaiming your body’s narrative. Join us, and let’s chart your path to a stronger, more confident you.

Related Posts

Exercising with a prolapse – But can I still bounce?

We can sit here and tell you all the sunshine and rainbows stories of women who have had great success with us.  We can sit here and tell you of the marathon runners, the triathletes, the horse riders, the cross fit athletes working out at the top of their game with a...

Exercising with a Prolapse – Anything is possible!

You may have first noticed symptoms like heaviness in the pelvis or maybe a feeling like a Tampon “down there”!! Other symptoms include back and hip pain, constipation or trouble emptying the bladder and/or bowel and pain or discomfort during intimacy. Most of us...

About the Author

Sarah St John

Motivational women’s health and wellness coach, online and offline events and courses, Diastasis recti healing, core and pelvic floor strengthening, menopause and hysterectomy.
Fitter Floor and Core

What do I do now?

If this information resonates with you then we would recommend either the Starter Pack or to book a one-to-one with us to find out exactly how we can help you start your journey to core rehabilitation.

Sometimes the first step is just asking for help. We're here for you.


Our Free Ebooks

Three things to fix leaks - stress incontinence


Exercises for Pelvic Organ Prolapse


Diastasis Recti A need to know guide


Pin It on Pinterest