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Our Covid-19 treatment policy

Our Covid-19 treatment policy

The health of our team and of all our clients is of the utmost importance to us. We have a number of higher risk people who come to our clinic on a daily basis for treatment. This includes pregnant women, young babies, toddlers and children, and people who are...

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Returning to exercise with confidence

Returning to exercise with confidence

Getting back into exercise after having a baby can be daunting. There are so many changes that happen to your body after pregnancy and delivery - (be it Vaginal or Caesarean) Getting a thorough check up can help you feel empowered to get back into it! 1. Pelvic floor...

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We have moved premises!

We have moved premises!

We have moved! On 2nd August we opened up in our new premises. We will now have more room and the ability to see patients sooner, with more options for appointment times. During lockdown we are doing all our appointments online. For more information on how online...

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Take control of your pelvic health!

Take control of your pelvic health!

What are you doing this year to ensure you look after your pelvic floor and help prevent future problems?  The pelvic floor muscles are in an awkward place – you can’t see them and they often get forgotten about! But they are a very important group of muscles and when...

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How to strengthen the pelvic floor

How to strengthen the pelvic floor

Good pelvic floor muscle function is important - but how do you use these muscles? And how do you know if you are doing it correctly? How to contract the pelvic floor: You can do the exercises lying, sitting or standing. When you first start it’s easier to do them...

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Prostate cancer – signs, symptoms, risk factors

Prostate cancer – signs, symptoms, risk factors

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men. Globally more than 1.3 million men are diagnosed every year, including around 3,400 in New Zealand. Many men start to have problems with their prostate as they get older, and bladder problems are common. This is mostly...

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Pelvic floor injuries during childbirth

Pelvic floor injuries during childbirth

For many women, childbirth is a wonderful experience. Everything goes well, and there are no issues. However there are number of women who experience trauma to the pelvic floor muscles, sustained during vaginal delivery. How many does this affect? We know that around...

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Period Repair Manual – Lara Briden

Period Repair Manual – Lara Briden

Book review, by Stephanie Jones. I really enjoyed this informative book by experienced Naturopathic Doctor, Lara Briden. Lara runs a clinic in Sydney, Australia. She treats women with PCOS, PMS and endometriosis, women suffering from pelvic pain, and women with a...

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