Physio Blog

Postnatal Exercise – What to Avoid?

| Health2Mama

What To Avoid When Exercising After Pregnancy 1) Exercises that can cause a diastasis recti to worsen If you have a diastasis recti then exercises such as situps, crunches, planks and bycicles can actually worsen your condition.  If you are unsure whether you have a diastasis recti (read here for more information) then it is […]


Belly Button Outie – Umbilical Hernia??

| Health2Mama

What Can Cause An Outie Belly Button In Pregnancy?is an umbilical hernia? A hernia results when an internal body part pushes through between the rectus abdominis muscles as their muscle wall is thin and weakened.  With the uterus growing in size and the increase in amniotic fluid and general retained fluid this all increases pressure […]


Why Workout With Your Baby?

| Health2Mama, Paediatric

As all new parents finding time to keep fit in exercise with a baby or toddler can be pretty impossible at times.  This is when the decision of actually including your baby into your exercise routine can be a great choice.  There are a numerous benefits especially when including your baby whilst exercising: Great for […]


Best Massage Oils For Baby Massage

| Uncategorised

Choosing the right oil is just as important as carrying out the right baby massage techniques and massaging at the right time for your baby.  Different massage oils have varied benefits and work better in different climates and for problems such as sensitive skin and tummy issues. Massage Oils Best For Warmer Climates Coconut Oil […]


Ways To Enhance Your Baby’s Development Skills

| Health2Mama

It is in the first year of a baby’s life that it grows and develops the fastest. Stimulation of the baby’s sensory and motor skills can only help enhance their development.   By having lots of fun interaction and playtime with your baby is a great way to stimulate their development as their curiosity to learn […]


How To Identify and Cure Diastasis Recti (DRAM).

| Health2Mama

What is Diastasis Recti? A term usually women have never heard of or have no idea about until after having a baby. Diastasis recti is a widening of the abdominal muscles which happens during pregnancy.  After birth having a mummy tummy pooch, back pain and weeing on sneezing and exercise usually is due to the […]


What are the Benefits of Having Physio at Home?

| Acute and Chronic Pain, Ankle and Foot Pain, Back pain, Falls Prevention, Health2Mama, Hip pain, Joints, Knee Pain, Low Back Pain, Neck pain, Older Person Physiotherapy, Shoulder Pain, Wrist Pain

Why choose at home physio? Well, many people prefer at home physiotherapy because after just one session it is possible for your therapist to fully understand your needs as an individual (yes, every patient is different!) This is because performing physiotherapy in your home environment means that your therapist can witness your problems first hand.


Stiff Shoulder Treatment

| Shoulder Pain

Stiff Shoulder? Consider these 3 easy treatment options     The shoulder joint is a complex combination of different joints and muscles that allow us a huge range of flexibility and movement. This movement at the shoulder is possible because of the amount of mobility the shoulder joints allow. The glenohumeral joint (shoulder ball and […]


Vague arm pain: Suffering From Pins and Needles or Heaviness?

| Acute and Chronic Pain

Could it be vascular?   There are many causes of pain of the whole arm in adults. This type of pain can be horrible and significantly affect function of the arm.  In most conditions a specific part of the arm is affected – usually depending on where the problem is and what specific structure is affected. […]


Persistent foot or ankle pain?

| Ankle and Foot Pain

Have you considered the talonavicular or calcaneocuboid joint elements?   Foot and ankle conditions such as a sprained ankle or ankle fracture are common. They are some of the most frequent injuries presenting to emergency departments and GPs across the country. Most will resolve as expected within normal healing times for bones and ligaments but a percentage […]


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