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Pilates at Home

Pilates at Home

Hi all, Finally getting around to this – I often get asked about the basic sequences I use in my classes as warm-up and as part of the rehabilitation. I’ve previously done a video of the sequence for students to follow at home so they can do it before they continue with their...

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Severe tears after birth

Severe tears after birth

Hi all, As part of my work for Babycentre, I was recently asked to discuss severe tears. As chance would have it, I also had this question in clinic recently so I thought it might be something worth doing a blogpost about. Tears: Firstly, tears range from first to fourth degree tears. This...

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Exercising when pregnant

Exercising when pregnant

What do I need to know about exercise when pregnant? Firstly, there is no reason to cease exercising when you are pregnant. In fact, maintaining your strength and fitness will help you with the birth and allow you to get back to normal quicker as well as allowing for an easier pregnancy. (Bonus...

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Pilates and Yoga Sequences

Pilates and Yoga Sequences

Hi all! Summer is finally here and courses are over – while we are back in September, a few of you have requested some simple pilates and yoga sequences you can do to keep going. Your wish is my command! Pilates Sequence Yoga Sequence Sun Salutation 1 Repeat each sequence one to three...

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Do pelvic floor gadgets and aids really work?

Do pelvic floor gadgets and aids really work?

Do pelvic floor gadgets and aids really work? And are they better than traditional exercises? Pelvic floor gadget manufacturers make lots of claims about how good their products are at training your pelvic floor muscles. But, as any women’s health physiotherapist will tell you, when it...

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