Laser Therapy for Cracked Nipples – How it works

Laser Therapy for Cracked Nipples – How it works

(By Amy Tinetti, Women’s Health Physiotherapist) 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...
Pelvic Girdle Pain During Pregnancy

Pelvic Girdle Pain During Pregnancy

Are you pregnant and suffering from pelvic girdle pain – pain around your pelvic area? What is pelvic girdle pain? Pelvic girdle pain is a group of signs and symptoms of pain in the pelvis and lower back area, this can include pain in the perineum, pubic...
How to care for your caesarean scar

How to care for your caesarean scar

By E-Lynn Tan, Physiotherapist Your caesarean wound will usually be along or just below your bikini line. Very rarely it might be straight up and down your tummy. It will usually have dissolvable stitches or staples. It’ll take 6-10 weeks for your wound to heal...
Mastitis

Mastitis

What is Mastitis?   There are two types of mastitis, inflammatory mastitis and infective mastitis.   Normally inflammatory mastitis occurs first and then it can develop into infective. It occurs when breastmilk isn’t moving freely through the breast and the...
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome During Pregnancy

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome During Pregnancy

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a wrist condition which can occur during pregnancy due to the compression of nerves around the wrist. What are signs of CTS? Symptoms usually start gradually, with numbness or tingling in the fingers,...