Endometriosis Pain

Endometriosis Pain

by Danica Emery – Pelvic Health Physiotherapist Why endometriosis associated pain requires more than just surgical intervention! What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory condition that results in abnormal growth of endometrial tissue and...
When can I return to running after having a baby?

When can I return to running after having a baby?

Why shouldn’t I return to running straight after having a baby? Running is considered a high impact sport as it places a lot of demand on the body compared to low impact exercises. After having a baby, postnatal women need time to heal and regain strength, especially...
Exercise In Pregnancy

Exercise In Pregnancy

Exercise in pregnancy has many benefits for your physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. Studies have shown that regular exercise in pregnancy reduces the risk of excessive weight gain and gestational diabetes, reduces lower back and pelvic girdle pain, and has a...
Haemorrhoids

Haemorrhoids

Post-Partum Haemorrhoids What are haemorrhoids?Haemorrhoids (piles) are sore, swollen veins (varicose veins) at the rectum. They can be internal (often painless) or external (often painful). Symptoms include pain, rectal itching, bleeding after bowel movements, or a...
Pelvis Pain in Pregnancy (SIJ)

Pelvis Pain in Pregnancy (SIJ)

During pregnancy, some women can have discomfort as your baby grows and your pelvis expands. The hormone relaxin is secreted which helps everything expand for your baby to grow. Unfortunately, this also affects all joints in the body including your pelvis (pubic...
Laser Therapy for Cracked Nipples – How it works

Laser Therapy for Cracked Nipples – How it works

Have you been suffering from nipple pain or cracked nipples during breastfeeding? Most mothers are able to breastfeed with the right information and support. The World Health Organisation recommends exclusively breastfeeding infants for the first six months, then...