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Secrets of the Pelvic Floor

The Secrets of the Pelvic Floor

28 Jul, 2015
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If youve never had your pelvic floor released, consider hunting down an integrative structural specialist: Its a weird sensation, for sure, and generally reveals a shocking revelation. While you might assume that this muscle web that acts as a hammock for your undercarriage would be stretched out (particularly if youve had kids), its generally the opposite. The pelvic floor is one of the bodys primary stress containers, explains Lauren Roxburgh, our go-to fascia and structural integrative specialist. Read more
Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)

Complication from Stress Urinary Incontinence and Mesh Surgery

29 Jun, 2015
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Modern medicine can improve our quality of life in many ways. An increasing number of procedures keep us healthy and active, and new, innovative treatments help alleviate pain and increase independence. Even issues that frequently plague women, like stress urinary incontinence (SUI), are easily and quickly corrected surgically. Unfortunately, when transvaginal mesh is used to treat SUI, the original symptoms may return, along with a host of new complications. What Is Stress Urinary Incontinence? After Read more
Find out how much your claim is worth

How Much Can Women Receive to Settle Lawsuits Over a Vaginal Mesh Sling Failure?

24 Jun, 2015
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Thousands of women throughout the United States are pursuing financial settlements against the manufacturers of transvaginal mesh and bladder sling products, after suffering erosion of the mesh into the vagina, damage to the uterus or other internal organs, pelvic pain and other complications following surgery to repair pelvic organ prolapse (POP) or female stress urinary incontinence (SUI). All of the complaints involve similar allegations that the medical device manufacturers designed and sold Read more
Door Slams Shut for TVM

Women Suffering From Transvaginal Mesh Implants Urged to Come Forward Before Legal Door Slams Shut

9 Jun, 2015

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SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Victims of transvaginal mesh implantation who have endured debilitating side effects today urged all women who have had the procedure or corrective surgery and suffer severe problems to come forward before the manufacturers responsible for the device slam the door on future claims. No amount of money in the world can make up for the years of pain inflicted by these devices, but a fair settlement would at least allow these women to pay their bills and get their Read more
June is Empowered Women Month

June: A Powerful Month for Empowered Women

8 Jun, 2015
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From Mesh Medical Device News Desk a resource for news and information on this dark chapter in womens health. It appears women are the recipients of many sketchy medical devices that bypass any safety checks we assume are being conducted by the Food and Drug Administration before entering the market. That is a faulty assumption. If you are to be implanted with a medicaldevice in the U.S. firstask- Was it approved under the FDAs antiquated safety loophole- the 510(k)? If so, know you are part Read more