Gynecology Specialists of Philadelphia

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Mild cases of prolapse of the uterus, bladder, and rectum may not cause symptoms or need to be treated. When treatment is required, we can offer you a range of effective options.

Uterine Prolapse

Uterine prolapse occurs when the uterus slips down into the vagina as a result of weakening of muscles and ligaments. Treatments for prolapse of the uterus include lifestyle changes, pelvic floor exercises, use of a supportive device called a pessary, and surgery. Pelvic Organ Prolapse.

Cystoceles or bladder prolapse

Cystoceles occur when the bladder bulges into the vagina because of weakening of the tissue wall. Frequent urination, incomplete voiding, and pelvic pressure can all be symptoms of cystoceles. Treatments include pelvic muscle exercises, estrogen therapy, use of a pessary, or surgery. Pelvic Floor Exercises.


Rectoceles occur when the front wall of the rectum bulges into the vagina because of one symptom of a rectocele. Treatments include pelvic muscle exercises, diet, and in rare cases, surgery.Posterior Vaginal Repair.

At Gynecology Specialists, we are experts in both Non-Surgical Options and Surgical Options are available

Non-Surgical: Posterior Vaginal Repair, Pessaries

Surgery: Posterior Repair, Vaginal Hysterectomy for Prolapse, Sacrospicnous Fixation, Vaginal Mesh