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...
Rib Pain During Pregnancy

Rib Pain During Pregnancy

Are you pregnant and experiencing pain around your chest, ribcage or maybe with breathing? This pain may be coming from your ribs. What causes rib pain when pregnant? When a pregnancy progresses, the ribcage expands due to the growing baby. In fact, the average...
Pain with Sex and Tampon Insertion

Pain with Sex and Tampon Insertion

Pain during sex and pain whilst inserting a tampon is a common and frustrating issue many women have. You may not realise, but a women’s health physiotherapist is qualified to be able to help you overcome this sensitive issue. Do you have any of the following...
Constipation and what can you do?

Constipation and what can you do?

Does this story sound like you? Meet Sarah a lady who is in her 50s who has suffered from constipation issues her whole life. Sarah came to physiotherapy for her urinary issues but also mentioned she had suffered from bowel issues since she was a child. Sarah learned...
Understanding the Menstrual Cycle and Period Pain

Understanding the Menstrual Cycle and Period Pain

Period pain is a common problem, and when severe it can stop you from doing your usual activities. However, there are treatments available for painful periods. Menstrual Cycle The menstrual cycle involves a cyclical change in reproductive hormones and most women will...