So, you have just had a baby and may have noticed that you are having some bladder and/or bowel problems. Firstly just know – you are not alone!Did you know that more than one-third of women develop temporary bladder leakage during their first pregnancy?
The latest research tells us that often people have never had a physical trauma to cause back pain like a car accident, falling, or lifting something heavy.
There are usually a combination of factors that cause back pain which could include overuse, poor posture or other stressors.
Keeping in mind everyone is different, here are our expert tips.
Wry Neck is an acute neck injury, noticed by a sudden onset of sharp neck pain and stiffness, that limits your range of neck movement, and can often feel ‘locked’.
The injury typically occurs after either a prolonged abnormal posture such as sleeping in an unusual position or after a sudden, quick movement of the head.
The main symptoms include limited neck mobility in directions that compresses the facet joints of the spine and muscle spasms of the neck muscle.
If you have any signs of a pelvic floor issue then you should come in to get your pelvic floor checked. However even if you have no issues prevention is better than cure if you are pregnant, just delivered a child or perhaps starting a new stage of life (for example menopause), come into Wisdom Physiotherapy to see how well your pelvic floor is moving and learn what you can do to keep your pelvic floor strong before problems arise.
Shoulders are a common area of injury. They are the linch-pin of many movement functions and control, that once pain sets in, it can make day-to-day activities extremely painful and difficult to do. Simple tasks such as driving your car, working on the computer or washing your hair all become a challenge.
A blocked duct is a blockage of the milk duct in the breast that can result in pain and tenderness of the area and a palpable lump. Whereas Mastitis is an infection within the breast where bacteria has entered, causing pain, swelling, a firm mass, and a fever. Both of these issues can be effectively treated by Physiotherapy techniques.
Do you have loose joints? Do they ever feel like they are going to “pop out” of place? Or are you flexible in some directions of movement and stiff in others?
You may be hypermobile and you may be experiencing some of the many other symptoms that go hand in hand with having mobile joints.