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Fiona O’Connell – Women’s Health Physiotherapist

Qualifications

  • B.App.Sc. (Physio)
  • Post Grad. Dip. Continence and Women’s Health

Biography

Fiona is a physiotherapist with a postgraduate degree in Women’s Health and Continence.

She has many years’ experience treating a range of women’s health issues including incontinence, prolapse, annoying bladder issues such as frequency or urgency, painful intercourse and painful vaginal scar tissue following childbirth or surgery. She also treats male incontinence issues following prostate surgery.

Fiona also runs an innovative class for pelvic floor strengthening, and varied and well-constructed osteoporosis class for strength building and balance.

Articles by Fiona:

Headaches

Headaches

Headaches can literally be a pain in the neck! They are frequently caused by joint or muscular dysfunction in the ...
Heat pack vs cold pack, which is better?

Heat pack vs cold pack, which is better?

20/10/15, by Sandrine Vatinelle, Physiotherapist Here at Wisdom Physiotherapy, we often get asked whether a heat ...
The details on Dry Needling

The details on Dry Needling

Dry needling uses a very fine needle to insert into the 'trigger point' of the muscle tissue. The tiny needle induces injury signals to the brain to initiate a sequence of events to repair the damaged tissue with new, healthy tissue.
One last Pilates session and the big day

One last Pilates session and the big day

This is the 7th blog in the Clinical Pilates 4-week challenge. 1/9/15, by Jess Davies Let me start with my final ...

Less than a week to go – tight muscles, foam rollers & curses!

This is the 6th blog in the Clinical Pilates 4-week challenge. 24/8/15, by Jess Davies I was lucky to get Jeremy ...
The Hip Flexor Stretch – A ‘Must Do’ For Most!

The Hip Flexor Stretch – A ‘Must Do’ For Most!

Most people have tight hips, but just because they're tight doesn't mean they need to stay that way. Tightness in ...
Clinical Pilates – a work out for the body and the mind

Clinical Pilates – a work out for the body and the mind

This is the 5th blog in the Clinical Pilates 4-week challenge. 19/8/15, by Jess Davies When Jeremy suggested we ...
The Pilates Challenge continues…

The Pilates Challenge continues…

This is the 4th blog in the Clinical Pilates 4-week challenge. 17/8/15, by Jess Davies For my second group ...
Why use a Foam Roller?

Why use a Foam Roller?

Using a foam roller in the correct way can be a really useful tool as a self-myofascial release (self-massage). It ...
Walking for a Mito Cure

Walking for a Mito Cure

On the 16th August 2015 at 7am, team WOW (Cass, Gabby & Kelli) joined 650 other walkers in The Bloody Long ...
Accepting the truth – I think my body hates me

Accepting the truth – I think my body hates me

12/8/15, by Jess Davies The more time I spend with Jeremy at Wisdom Physiotherapy, the more I realise how little ...
My Clinical Pilates Challenge – first pilates group class!

My Clinical Pilates Challenge – first pilates group class!

10/8/15, by Jess Davies I have now officially taken the first steps into the world of pilates classes. And I ...