-Tag: physio

Urinary Incontinence: Symptoms and How to Manage

Urinary incontinence (the accidental leakage of urine) is a common problem affecting up to 1 in 4 women during their lifetime. It has the potential to impact all spheres of a woman’s life – physical, emotional, sexual and social. Many women simply put up with their symptoms, incorrectly assuming that [...]

2019-02-07T23:20:33+00:00August 29th, 2018|Women's health|

When can I start running after I have had a baby?

The physiotherapy guidelines suggest three months after you have had your baby is the right time to attempt running. However, everyone’s pregnancy and delivery is different and you should only attempt running when you feel that your pelvic floor is strong enough. It is not normal to experience leakage or [...]

2019-02-19T22:51:35+00:00February 6th, 2015|Early Parenting, Maternity|

Looking after your pelvic floor

Where is my Pelvic Floor? The pelvis consists of two hip bones that join to the tail bone at the back and join at the front (symphysis) to form a ring. The pelvic floor is a sling of flat muscles extending from the pubic bone to the tail bone; these [...]

2019-02-20T00:07:35+00:00June 23rd, 2014|Maternity|

What is Pelvic Instability?

Pelvic Instability is the name that describes a group of conditions that cause pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy. It is a reasonably common problem, varying in severity and, for that reason, can be overlooked by both the medical practitioner and the woman  and undertreated in pregnancy. After delivery it can [...]

2012-09-12T11:13:58+00:00September 12th, 2012|Pregnancy Care|