Pelvic Girdle Pain During Pregnancy

Pelvic Girdle Pain During Pregnancy

Are you pregnant and suffering from pelvic girdle pain – pain around your pelvic area? What is pelvic girdle pain? Pelvic girdle pain is a group of signs and symptoms of pain in the pelvis and lower back area, this can include pain in the perineum, pubic...
Pain with Sex and Tampon Insertion

Pain with Sex and Tampon Insertion

Pain during sex and pain whilst inserting a tampon is a common and frustrating issue many women have. You may not realise, but a women’s health physiotherapist is qualified to be able to help you overcome this sensitive issue. Do you have any of the following...
Pelvic Floor Check-Up: Have You Had Yours?

Pelvic Floor Check-Up: Have You Had Yours?

(By Amy Tinetti, Women’s Health Physiotherapist) Do you have any of the following symptoms? leaking when you sneeze, cough, run or laugh? pressure or heaviness in your pelvis area? pain when you wee? constipation or straining? lower back pain or pelvic spasm?...
Pelvis Pain in Pregnancy (SIJ)

Pelvis Pain in Pregnancy (SIJ)

During pregnancy, some women can have discomfort as your baby grows and your pelvis expands. The hormone relaxin is secreted which helps everything expand for your baby to grow. Unfortunately, this also affects all joints in the body including your pelvis (pubic...