Tips for getting back to exercise After Having a Baby – Women’s Health Physiotherapy After pregnancy and labour women can neglect themselves as they can become consumed by the amazing yet chaotic word of a newborn baby. Juggling it all can be tough, most of the time something has to give and this tends to […]
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Pelvic Girdle Pain During Pregnancy -Women’s Health Physiotherapy What is it? Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP) is a collection of uncomfortable symptoms caused by a stiffness of your pelvic joints or the joints moving unevenly at either the back or front of your pelvis. It is not harmful to your baby, but it can cause severe pain around your […]
Pelvic Floor Muscle Training Pelvic floor muscles are very important as they: Control the bladder and bowel Support the pelvic organs and thus help prevent prolapse Are important for sexual function Support the growing uterus when pregnant Work with core muscles to support the spine Where are they? They attach to the pubic bone […]
Constipation is a Common Problem During Pregnancy… This may be due to: Your pregnancy producing an increase in the hormone progesterone, which relaxes smooth muscles throughout the body, including the digestive tract. This means that food passes through the intestines more slowly. Your expanding uterus, takes up valuable space normally occupied by your bowel, […]