Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals across the US postponed non-urgent appointments and surgeries based on the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Surgeon General. This is an effort to help reduce the spread of the virus while reserving hospital resources for Coronavirus patients. Unfortunately, non-urgent or elective appointments and surgeries includes ones for pelvic organ prolapse.
Pelvic organ prolapse is a non life threatening condition, however, it can cause a lot of pain and discomfort which hinders the daily lives of women across the world. Pelvic organ prolapse must be treated and prevented as soon as possible because when left alone the severity of the prolapse will worsen. So what can you do if your appointment for pelvic organ prolapse treatment gets cancelled or postponed?
We would like to introduce to you FemiCushion, an effective but non invasive treatment for all types pelvic organ prolapse which includes bladder prolapse (cystocele), uterine prolapse, enterocele, and rectocele. FemiCushion is a Class 1 medical device as determined by the FDA, meaning it does not require a doctor’s prescription to purchase or use. FemiCushion has been in the market for over 10 years and has helped many women across the world relieve the symptoms of their pelvic organ prolapse. There has been no case of infections that was caused by FemiCushion as nothing is inserted into the body unlike ring pessaries.
There are three main components that work together to help prevent and treat pelvic organ prolapse, the cushion, holder, and the supporter.
The cushion is made out of a soft silicone material to gently hold the prolapsed organs in the body. Each FemiCushion kit includes three cushions in sizes small, medium and large to cater to prolapses of all sizes. The holder is what holds the cushion is place and at the proper position to help support the prolapsed organs. It is also made to absorb any discharge or leakage due to urinary incontinence. Lastly, the supporter is a component that is designed to mimic the look of normal undergarments and plays an important role in keeping the cushion and holder together while providing adequate support at the same time.
The future is uncertain to as how long this pandemic will continue to affect our society. Waiting at home for this virus to pass in order to receive your pelvic organ prolapse treatment is not ideal. Don’t let pelvic organ prolapse control your life and look into FemiCushion, an effective noninvasive treatment that you can start right away no matter where you are located.
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