By Megan Storey | March 25, 2019
April is here, and with that comes Healthy Hips week (1-7 April), so we thought we’d write a blog about some of the common hip issues we regularly see in clinic, so you can ensure your hips stay healthy, and keep your body moving for longer.
By Megan Storey | February 25, 2019
Running, sneezing, jumping, laughing – they should be normal activities, but for some women they bring embarrassment or anxiety. Bladder weakness, incontinence and urinary leaking are common problems, especially in women after giving birth or going through menopause. There are many causes of bladder weakness, but today, we’re focusing on one of the most common: Read more
By Megan Storey | January 30, 2019
You’re growing a human – a tiny person that will change your life and body forever. Of course, we expect changes and some discomfort as our body adapts to our growing belly, but seriously – this pelvic pain is another level! But what is it?
By Megan Storey | January 4, 2019
“New Year, new you” is often the slogan thrown around at this time of year, but we’re changing that. We think you’re pretty awesome, so it’s not about a new you, it’s about taking the time and becoming a better version of you.
By Megan Storey | December 6, 2018
With stress often comes headaches, so we’ve listed the most common headaches women experience at this time of the year, and what you can do to help.
By Megan Storey | November 9, 2018
Our shoulders are pretty awesome, but they are indeed a complex little network of muscles, tendons, ligaments and bones. And an injury or imbalance can cause anything from a niggle to excruciating pain. Here’s a list of five common shoulder injuries to help you figure out why your shoulder is hurting. Frozen shoulder Do you Read more
By Adelaide Women's Physio | October 22, 2018
What does Tennis Elbow mean? Tennis elbow is a painful condition affecting the outside part of the elbow. This area is called the lateral epicondyle and so the medical term for this condition is lateral epicondylitis. Tennis elbow is usually caused by overuse of the forearm. The outer elbow tissues become inflamed. This involves wrist Read more
By Adelaide Women's Physio | October 4, 2018
Spring is a special season for all gardeners. Weeds are tugged at and cleared, soil is dug and nurtured, seedlings and seeds are planted. It is so easy for many gardeners to take on too much, resulting in musculoskeletal strains and sprains. Sustaining an injury whilst gardening occurs easily. Physiotherapy is often needed to ease Read more
By Healthweb | September 13, 2018
Mid -Back – Cat Stretch Lower into a squat with the hands on the thighs, back arched Contract your abdominal muscles. (Try to pull your belly button gently toward your spine.) Slowly round your back, pushing it up toward the ceiling. Allow your head to drop forward and curl your pelvis under. Hold for 10 Read more
By Adelaide Women's Physio |
What does pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy mean? Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) in pregnancy can arise from the three main joints of the pelvis and the muscles, ligaments and nerves associated with these joints. There are two sacroiliac joints (SIJ) at the back of the pelvis. The SIJ exists between the sacrum and the side Read more