Pregnancy and Postnatal Physiotherapy

By Health Web | March 27, 2023

Reasons for aches and pains in the Childbearing Year In the child bearing year many musculoskeletal changes occur within the women’s body. It is important to respect these changes during pregnancy, post-delivery and into the postnatal period. The pregnancy softening hormones continue to have an effect on joint tissues for some months postnatally. Pregnant and Read more

Healthy Breathing and Physiotherapy

By Health Web | March 22, 2023

Healthy Breathing and Physiotherapy Breathing is our life force, but how often do we spend any time thinking about this vital process. Do we know how poor breathing can create pain that may eventually require physiotherapy? A good breathing pattern uses the diaphragm, which is the muscle that separates your chest cavity from your abdominal Read more

Tennis Elbow

By Health Web | March 2, 2023

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 is lateral epicondylitis. Tennis elbow is usually caused by overuse of the forearm. The outer elbow tissues become inflamed. This involves wrist and elbow extensor Read more

When do I use Heat and when do I use Cold

By Health Web | January 14, 2023

This is a question frequently asked by our clients in both consultations and exercise classes at Physiotherapy for Women. Hot and cold therapies have been used for centuries as healing modalities to promote health and well-being. Our physiotherapists will help you in your choice of thermal energy (hot or cold) with the following answers. Cold Therapy Read more

Our greatest asset – movement!

By | January 4, 2021

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Movement is key to everything we do, and as humans we need to move often in order to stay healthy. Moving often is very important, but we must also move WELL in order to get the most out of our bodies and be truly healthy.

Taping for treatment

By | December 3, 2020

woman with tape on shoulder

Tape. It’s one of the various tools in our arsenal that we sometimes call upon to help a person in their recovery from injury.

Women living with diabetes

By | November 2, 2020

woman with diabetes injecting insulin

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a chronic condition that affects the body’s ability to breakdown (or metabolise) the food we eat into energy, for use by the trillions of cells that make up the human form. Diabetes is a global problem, and while it affects both men and women, there is one type that affects women only – gestational diabetes.

Staying sane during isolation

By | April 30, 2020

isolation work with mother and child

This month we thought a focus on self-help advice during isolation was warranted. Trying to juggle working from home whilst looking after children and adjusting to being around partners and other family members 24/7 is a big task for anyone. We’ve highlighted a few key areas that are worth considering to keep on top of your health (and sanity) during isolation.

How important are you to yourself?

By | January 6, 2020

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Now that the fun and frolics are over for another year, it’s back to the routine of everyday life and everyday stress… But where do YOU fit in to all of this? We always ask the question ‘How important are you to yourself?’. Let’s discuss why this is important and what you can do to ensure you make 2020 more about you.

Think Santa this Christmas!

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Do you get knee pain? Well this month we are looking at the knee joint and specifically talking about patellofemoral pain.

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