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...
Easing Endometriosis Pain

Easing Endometriosis Pain

By Amy Tinetti, Women’s Health Physiotherapist What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is a chronic disease that occurs when cells similar to those that line the female uterus grows in other parts of the body including the abdominal cavity and the internal organs...
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,...
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...
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...