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Endometriosis

Endometriosis

Endometriosis was recently in the news again. Awareness is finally reaching the stages where the condition is commonly discussed and people are actually asking themselves if this can be their cause of their pain. It has taken a long while, moving from a condition most medical professionals were...

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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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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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Pelvic floor rehabilitation therapy – An Instant Guide

Pelvic floor rehabilitation therapy – An Instant Guide

What is pelvic floor rehabilitation therapy? Pelvic floor rehab is a type of physical therapy that can help mums after they’ve had a baby. Specialist physiotherapists, who have extra training in women’s health, offer pelvic rehab therapy. They can examine your pelvic floor to find...

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