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...
Pelvic Floor Check-Up: Have You Had Yours?

Pelvic Floor Check-Up: Have You Had Yours?

(By Amy Tinetti, Women’s Health Physiotherapist) Do you have any of the following symptoms? leaking when you sneeze, cough, run or laugh? pressure or heaviness in your pelvis area? pain when you wee? constipation or straining? lower back pain or pelvic spasm?...
Overactive Bladder

Overactive Bladder

What is Overactive Bladder? Overactive bladder (OAB) is a continence condition where a person experiences increased urgency to urinate. Some describe it as a sudden desperate urge to empty their bladder. These people may also go to the toilet several times a day or...
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...