Exercise and physiotherapy after a hysterectomy

A hysterectomy often involves an incision to the pelvic floor. It’ll hopefully improve your quality of life in many ways but, after a period of rest, you need to commit to a sustained program of exercises to strengthen your pelvic floor muscles, which help with continence.

A capable, supportive physiotherapist with a special interest in women’s health can help a great deal in your recovery after a hysterectomy.

Osteitis Pubis

Overcoming osteitis pubis – our guide to getting over groin strain 

Osteitis pubis, often referred to as groin strain, is a painful debilitating condition. While anyone can experience osteitis pubis, two groups of people are susceptible for different reasons. In athletes, particularly footballers in all codes, hockey players and runners, osteitis pubis is usually an overuse injury.  In pregnant women about to engage in one of…

Are Headaches During Pregnancy Normal?

Headaches can be one of the most common afflictions encountered during pregnancy. Headaches may be experienced at any time during your pregnancy, although they tend to manifest themselves during the first and third trimesters. To date, doctors have not been able to identify precisely why being pregnant triggers headaches. Some researchers point to the hormonal…

New born baby

Perineal Tears

Perineal tears are one of the most common injuries resulting from a conventional vaginal birth. They can be uncomfortable and associated symptoms can lead to more serious problems. Today, we’re going to take you through the basics of perineal tears and how post-natal physiotherapy can address the problem. What is a Perineal Tear? A perineal…