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Men have a pelvic floor too!

Men have a pelvic floor too!

Many people are surprised when they learn men have pelvic floor muscles. Not only that, men can also have pelvic floor problems. Where are the pelvic floor muscles? The pelvic floor muscles are like a hammock that sits at the bottom of the pelvis. They extend from the...

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POP goes my pelvis!

POP goes my pelvis!

This week’s blog is from a guest writer – Anya Morris. Anja, a fit and active woman, was devastated when she suddenly found herself with a prolapse. She soon realised there is a huge lack of awareness about prolapse, and how to access treatment. This prompted her to...

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Diaphragmatic Breathing – reduce stress and function better

Diaphragmatic Breathing – reduce stress and function better

Stress is a natural reaction to life experiences, and it affects us all. There are times however when things start to get a bit out of control. Right now with the devastating impacts around the world of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the changes all of us have been forced...

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Recommended guidelines for exercise in pregnancy

Recommended guidelines for exercise in pregnancy

All women, unless they have underlying medical issues (see below) should be physically active throughout pregnancy. This has been shown to result in better health outcomes for the mother, the unborn child and the newborn baby. The guidelines: • A variety of aerobic...

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Pregnancy and postnatal pilates / yoga classes

Pregnancy and postnatal pilates / yoga classes

These classes are run by the fabulous Stephanie - one of our pelvic health physiotherapists, who is also a yoga and pilates teacher. Stephanie is a wonderful instructor who is passionate about helping women, so you will be in good hands! When? Pelvic Safe Pilates...

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What is Pelvic Health Physiotherapy?

What is Pelvic Health Physiotherapy?

We regularly come across people (even health professionals!) who have never heard of pelvic health physiotherapists. Yet there are so many people who can benefit from our services. Sometimes just two or three sessions can make a huge difference to a person’s quality...

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