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...
Make menopause matter!

Make menopause matter!

What is menopause? Menopause is the time in life when you stop having monthly periods.  This marks the natural end of the reproductive stage of your life and is defined as having gone 12 months without having a period.   There are currently no blood tests or imaging...
Recurrent Constipation? Pelvic Health Physios Can Help

Recurrent Constipation? Pelvic Health Physios Can Help

Constipation Constipation is a condition where a person has uncomfortable or infrequent bowel movements. Generally, a person is considered to be constipated when bowel movements result in passages of small amounts of hard, dry stool, usually fewer than 3 times a week....
Experiencing faecal incontinence? You are not alone

Experiencing faecal incontinence? You are not alone

Faecal incontinence can be distressing and can severely affect everyday life. Whatever the cause, faecal incontinence can sometimes be difficult to talk about with healthcare professionals, friends, or family. However, once faecal incontinence has been identified,...
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...