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International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
International Journal of Advance Research in Nursing
2020, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part B
Effect of Kegel exercise on improving manifestations of uterine prolapse and its degree among pre-menopausal women

Shaimaa Gamal Ramadan Hassan, Manal Farouk Moustafa, Hoda Abd Elazim Mohamed and Ahmed Samier Abd El-Malek

Background: Uterine prolapse is the main public health problem of reproductive age women in Egypt. Uterine prolapse (UP), which affects about 10% of women at reproductive age in developing countries, is the most frequently reported cause of poor health in women of reproductive age and premenopausal women (Silwal et al., 2016).
Aim of the study: To evaluate the effect of Kegel exercise on improving manifestations of uterine prolapse and its degree among pre-menopausal women.
Research design: Quasi-experimental research design was used.
Setting: The study was conducted at gynecological outpatient clinics at Minia University Hospital for Obstetric & Pediatric and El - Minia General Hospital.
Subjects: A Purposive sample composed of 102 pre-menopausal women was recruited for the current study and divided equally by using simple random sample.
Tools of data collection: Five tools were used as following: 1- A structured interviewing questionnaire, 2- Pelvic organ prolapse – quantification (POPQ) system, 3- Pelvic Organ Prolapse – symptoms score (POP-ss), 4- Modified Oxford Grading System, 5- Follow up evaluation sheet (dairy record).
Results: The current study reveals; that there were statistical significant relation between women compliance of Kegel exercise and uterine prolapse degrees at (P value 0.029). In addition, there was high statistical significant relation between women compliance of Kegel exercise, uterine prolapse symptoms and muscle strength at (P value 0.000 and 0.007).
Conclusion & Recommendations: The findings showed that 3months pelvic muscle exercises improve the manifestations of uterine prolapse and its degree among pre-menopausal women. Applying an educational program about performance of Kegel exercises was recommended.
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How to cite this article:
Shaimaa Gamal Ramadan Hassan, Manal Farouk Moustafa, Hoda Abd Elazim Mohamed, Ahmed Samier Abd El-Malek. Effect of Kegel exercise on improving manifestations of uterine prolapse and its degree among pre-menopausal women. Int J Adv Res Nurs 2020;3(2):122-129.
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