Pelvic Floor Exercises for Older Women

Exercise After a Hysterectomy

After a hysterectomy, you’re going to notice some changes. Due to the invasive nature of the procedure, you’re going to have some scar tissue and weakness in the pelvic floor muscles. In today’s post, we’re going to take you through the benefits of exercise after a hysterectomy, as well as how you can structure this…

Two 50-year old women washing up

The “M” Word

M = Menopause. The end of a woman’s reproductive years and the start of a new phase of life. Whilst that’s a constant, each woman’s menopausal transition is unique, bringing with it a range of symptoms due to the bodies hormonal changes. For some women, these symptoms can include hot flushes, headaches, mood changes and…

Physiotherapy for aged care

The Surprising Benefits of Physio for Seniors

Many people mistakenly believe that it is only worth seeing a physiotherapist after surgery or an injury. However, a regular check-up by a physiotherapist has many benefits, particularly for people aged 65 and over. Assessment and intervention by a physiotherapist is useful in the prevention and treatment of falls, and can be effective in managing…

Man recovering from back surgery

Recovering From Spinal Surgery

If you’ve been suffering with chronic back pain, you may be hoping that spinal surgery will provide relief. What many people fail to realise however, is that spinal surgery alone is only half of the equation. It can be devastating to undergo a major operation, only to find the pain is still there months or even…

Physiotherapist Justin treating neck pain

The True Cause Of Your Headache Symptoms

What if we could prove beyond doubt, if your neck is the true cause of your headache symptoms during your first assessment? Ongoing headaches and migraines can have a very adverse effect on an individual’s wellbeing and quality of life. Often, medication is the first solution we turn to manage the pain. However, medications only…