Prostate cancer resources/ support groups/ experts

UROLOGISTS WHO’VE HAD PROSTATE SURGERY

Prostate diaries by Dr John C. McHugh

MAILING LISTS / electronic support groups

Prostate Problems Mailing List

You Are Not Alone (YANA)

SUPPORT GROUPS

These two groups are relevant for me:

Prostate Heidelberg: Website  

Meetings: From 10 am to 12.30 pm on the 3rd Tuesday of the month (except January) at Uniting Church Hall, Seddon Street, Ivanhoe 

Diamond Valley Prostate Cancer Support Group: Website

Meetings: At 7 pm on the third Monday of every month (January to November) at the Eltham Living and Learning Centre, 739 Main Eltham Road, Eltham

Contact the National Continence Helpline on freecall™ 1800 33 00 66. This Helpline can advise you about the most appropriate health professional to see and put you in touch with a local continence service who can help. [Source]  www.bladderbowel.gov.au

CONTINENCE CLINICS IN VICTORIA

Continence Clinics Australia Wide

EXPERTS/ PATIENT BOOKS

Urinary Continence and Sexual Function After Robotic Radical Prostatectomy

Peter Dornan  Peter is author of Conquering Incontinence (2003)

I developed a program to treat incontinence. This involved, basically, designing a strong exercise program for the pelvic floor muscles which were progressively overloaded by integrating the abdominal muscles, as well as developing a super-fit neuromuscular reflex circuitry. My experience led me to write a book outlining the program – “Conquering Incontinence” (see “books” on my website).  [Source]

P – managing the urinary issues of prostate cancer surgery

Dis-Ease: Living with Prostate Cancer

Pelvic Yoga: An Integrated Program of Pelvic Floor Exercise to Support Overall Pelvic Floor Health  [list of exercises]

Beyond Kegels: Fabulous Four Exercises and More To Prevent and Treat Incontinence

Prostate Recovery MAP: Men’s Action Plan 2

Life after Prostatectomy and Other Urological Surgeries: 10 Weeks from Incontinence to Continence

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