SRC Restore Support Garment – Uterine Prolapse & Continence Treatment
SRC Restore is an everyday compression garment made with anti-chafing fabric for maximum comfort. If you are experiencing symptoms of light Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) and mild Bladder and or Uterine Prolapse, we may have the solution you’ve been looking for, specifically if you have:
- Stage 1 or 2 Stress Urinary Incontinence, and /or
- Stage 1 Bladder Prolapse or
- Stage 1 Uterine Prolapse
Then SRC Restore Uterine Prolapse and Continence treatment Underwear for Women, may assist you in living and laughing without leaking. If you do not know what stage of uterine prolapse or bladder prolapse you have or have not yet seen a medical professional, please refer to the Product Information below and see a health care professional. Remember you are not alone and do not need to suffer in silence, close to 70% of people still do. There are a variety of solutions and medical specialists that can be of great help.
Did you know that
- According to the World Health Organization, Stress Urinary Incontinence is a global issue affecting millions with similar incidences across different populations, with massive economic and intangible costs.
- Over a 3-month period, 50% of women aged 45-59 years of age experienced some degree of mild, moderate, or severe urinary incontinence and
- Urinary incontinence affects up to 37% of Australian women.
- According to the Continence Foundation of Australia, over half of all women who have had a child have some level of prolapse.
- Pelvic Organ Prolapse (bladder and uterine prolapse) symptoms include:
- feeling like something is pushing down
- feeling like there’s a foreign object in your abdomen
- a weak bladder, needing to urinate (pee) often, or difficulties urinating
- a “dragging” pain in the abdomen
- pain during sex
- back pain
- pressure sores and bleeding in the vagina
00.00 to 1.12 About SRC Health and the new product SRC Restore
1.13 to 2.16 How the idea for SRC Restore - Incontinence underwear for women, came about
2.17 to 3.08 The product development process
3.10 to 4.57 How SRC Restore Incontinence Underwear was tested
4.58 to 6.48 The Anatomical Support Panels in the SRC Restore Incontinence Underwear
6.49 to 7.55 How SRC Restore Incontinence Underwear is different to all other continence solutions on the market
7.56 to 8.39 The SRC Restore Incontinence Underwear Research findings
8.40 to 9.26 Who is the SRC Restore Incontinence Underwear best suited for?
9.27 to 10.35 SRC Restore Incontinence Underwear Product Guarantee
Do you know what stage of SUI stress urinary incontinence or bladder prolapse you have? Regardless of the stage please see a health care professional and refer to the below table to see whether SRC Restore Uterine Prolapse and Continence treatment Underwear for Women SRC Restore - Incontinence Underwear for Women may assist these conditions.
Stages of Urinary incontinence(3)
Stage I Light, urine loss quantity maximally until 10 g (10 mls)/24 hour
Stage II Moderate, urine loss quantity of 11 to 50 g (11-50 mls)/24 hour
Stage III Heavy, urine loss quantity over 50 g (50+ mls)/24 hour
The four categories of uterine prolapse are(1)
Stage 1 Uterus is in the upper half of the vagina
Stage 2 Uterus has descended nearly to the opening of the vagina
Stage 3 Uterus protrudes out of the vagina
Stage 4 Uterus is completely out of the vagina
Grades of bladder prolapse (cystocele) are(2)
Stage 1 Bladder protrudes a little way into the vagina
Stage 2 Bladder protrudes so far into the vagina that it is close to the vaginal opening
Stage 3 Bladder protrudes out of the vagina
SRC Restore garments can be worn in conjunction with any treatment from your pelvic health specialist and for best results should be worn day and night for as many hours as you can. Through the use of a patented Anatomical Support Panel, specifically the gusset panel, our SRC Restore garments provide continuous even compression to the entire perineal area to assist with improving the symptoms of bladder and uterine prolapse.
The garment been shown to help with symptoms of mild urinary incontinence, mild bladder and mild uterine prolapse. Continuous compression to the perineum has been said to activate pelvic floor muscles through a possible proprioceptive feedback loop.
Activating pelvic floor muscles positively influences their strength and their ability to support bladder and uterine function. Wearing the garment and combining it with a women’s health physio program should improve symptoms faster.
The research and development of our fabric was extensive as we wanted to ensure that it provided support and comfort with no feeling of restriction.
Our uniquely milled fabric goes through rigorous independent testing to ensure that it is of the highest quality and can stretch and return to its original shape consistently after wash and wear to provide you with optimal performance and a longer lasting garment.
To make sure we deliver this we decided to test our fabric against one of the leading compression brands in the marketplace to assess whether the compression properties were sustained after multiple washes and how this compared to the other brand.
We subjected the fabric to 100 wash cycles followed by an extension test. Our fabric not only retained its original size and shape (against the competitor which shrunk significantly) but also retained the same high level of compression at the conclusion of testing.
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To see the incontinence research on SRC Restore, click here
To see the prolapse research on SRC Restore, click here
This is a question we get asked a lot by women wondering which length and style (Over the Bump or Under the Bump) will be the best fit for their needs. Each garment has very slight variations and more than anything else, it comes down to personal preference for each customer.
- Full length leggings provide the best venous return and are a fashion staple that can be worn like any other pair of black leggings. However, pregnancy leggings may not be preferable for women who live in warmer climates and are also going to be slightly more difficult to put on than our shorter styles.
- Regular (knee-length) Shorts can be worn like bike shorts as both an undergarment and outerwear. They provide a slightly better venous return than our Mini length.
- Lots of women prefer the Pregnancy Shorts Mini because they fit perfectly under shorter dresses and are great for hotter climates. They are also the easiest to put on.
OVER THE BUMP OR UNDER THE BUMP?
Over the bump products do not have any compression over the belly, however, some women prefer to be fully covered to achieve the feeling of extra support. Both styles provide the exact same level of compression and it is up to the individual on what style they would prefer. Here’s our rule of thumb:
Under the Bump:
- If you don’t want to cover your belly
- If your skin can feel sensitive and itchy
- If you feel hot or live in warmer climates
Over the Bump:
- If you want to cover the bump
- If you like the feeling of extra support without compressing the bump
Place your order with confirmed payment before 1.00 pm on any business day and your product will be shipped express that day. You can expect delivery within 2 business days. The product may be shipped with “Authority to Leave”.
For your convenience we use express shipping to deliver to all countries for one low flat fee.
Delivery times to countries such as USA, Canada, Europe and New Zealand are 3-5 business days. Other locations may take up to 10 days.
A signature will be required at point of delivery for customers outside Australia.
Note: All freight is charged at $A12.
We offer a generous returns and exchange policy with a 100% money back guarantee. To read more about our policy or to make an exchange or refund, click here.
DO I NEED TO WEAR UNDERWEAR UNDERNEATH RESTORE?It’s a personal choice, the Restore garment will provide you support and comfort with or without your underwear.
CAN I WEAR RESTORE TO BED?Yes, Restore can be worn to bed.
IF I AM USING A PANTY LINER WILL I STILL GET THE BENEFIT OF RESTORE?Yes, you will still receive benefits whilst wearing a liner.
WILL RESTORE HELP WITH HEAVINESS IN THE PERINEUM?The Restore gusset has a triple layer support panel and will provide support to the entire perineal area.
WHAT IS AN ANATOMICAL SUPPORT PANEL?Anatomical Support Panels developed and patented by SRC Health deliver targeted compression.
IF I STOP WEARING RESTORE WILL MY SYMPTOMS OF SUI AND PROLAPSE RETURN?We recommend that you continue to wear your Restore garment to keep your pelvic floor muscles active thus reducing the risk of symptoms.
DO IN NEED MORE THAN 1 PAIR?Majority of our customers purchase at least 2 pairs, allowing you to wear one and have one in the wash.
WILL THE MINI LENGTH HELP WITH THIGH CHAFFING?Yes, the Restore mini leg is quite generous in length and will help avoid chaffing on the inner thighs.
IS THE WAIST BAND TIGHT?The waistband is a soft narrow and non-restrictive underwear elastic and will not tighten in at the waist, providing the ultimate support and comfort.
CAN I WEAR RESTORE POST-DELIVERY?SRC Recovery Shorts or Leggings are recommended for new mothers and should be put on as soon as possible after birth and worn for as many hours a day as comfortable for the first 12 weeks postpartum to assist with fast tracking recovery after pregnancy by treating Abdominal Muscle Separation (DRAM), Perineal Tears and stitches, C-Section wounds, Sciatica and Low Back Pain. The SRC Recovery product will assist mobility and make looking after your baby easier, as well as with any stress urinary incontinence (SUI) during this initial 12-week period. If you experience light SUI or mild uterine or bladder prolapse after this 12-week period, we recommend you a see a Pelvic Health Physical Therapist to check whether you have DRAM. If DRAM is still present, we recommend you continue to wear the Recovery Shorts or Leggings until it has healed fully. Once the abdominal muscle separation is no longer present but you continue to experiencing issues with SUI and prolapse then we recommend you transition to the SRC Restore Uterine Prolapse & Continence Treatment garment.
WHAT TYPE OF FABRIC IS USED TO MAKE RESTORE?Shell 75% Polyamide 25% Elastane Lining 80% Polyamide 20 Elastane
WILL RESTORE BE VISIBLE IF I WEAR TIGHT CLOTHING?The design of the garment and the flatlock seams ensure that Restore sits beautifully on the skin and will not ride or bunch up. The fabric is breathable and will provide both support and comfort.
CAN I GET A HEALTH FUND REBATE?Possibly. However Not all health funds are the same – you will need to check with your Health Fund prior to submitting your claim.
Correct measurement for our garments is crucial. As they are medical garments they may not always correlate to general/fashion clothing sizes. General fashion sizes also vary drastically by country and by brand (we find that an Australian XS can equate to a S or even M in American sizes) so we strongly recommend you have someone else take your measurements and use this guide to size yourself up.
We also have a video for you to reference in terms of measuring yourself correctly. Measure at any time during your pregnancy for SRC Pregnancy Shorts or Leggings.