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    • NOVEMBER 25, 2020
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    Pelvic Floor Information for Men

    You may be surprised to know that about 1 in 3 men who visit the GP have trouble controlling their bladder or bowel. Incontinence is likely to affect closer to 2 in 3 men, as many men feel embarrassed to discuss it even with their doctor. This is very unfortunate as there are effective treatments

    • NOVEMBER 25, 2020
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    Cesarean Postnatal Care Tips

    Please note these are general recommendations. They may not be appropriate for everyone.   Immediate Care Having access to obstetrician-guided early non-constipating pain relief can assist you to move more easily and to feed and care for your baby with minimal pain. Use of pain relief medication should always be guided by your medical practitioner

    • NOVEMBER 23, 2020
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    Exercise and Knee Osteoarthritis

    By Dinah Mohd Khair Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative condition that occurs when the protective cartilage that cushions the end of your bones wears down over time. OA commonly affects joints in your hands, knees, hips, and spine.   Osteoarthritis is commonly associated with: Age Weight Past history of trauma/ surgery to the knee (i.e.

    • NOVEMBER 12, 2020
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    Nutrition & Pain

    Earlier this year our Principal Physio Pip had a chat with Nutritionist Lisa Snowdown about the relationship between food and things like nerve pain, chronic pain and inflammation. It’s really common that there is a food component to many of the issues people report when they arrive at our clinic. For example, it’s common postnatally

    • NOVEMBER 5, 2020
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    Osteoarthritis and the Hand

    By Caroline Hayes Osteoarthritis (OA), often lumped in the baskets of both “old age” and  “joint wear and tear,” is a condition that affects the whole joint including bone, cartilage, ligaments, and muscles. It is commonly found in the hips, knees, hands, and feet however it can affect any joint in the body.   OA

    • NOVEMBER 4, 2020
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    Hypermobility And The Pelvic Floor

    Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (EDS) and hypermobility spectrum disorder are conditions that impact the connective tissue in your body. This most commonly present in the clinic as a client with bend joints or significant flexibility. The tissue that supports your pelvic organs is made up mostly of ligaments and fascia – all of which are connective

    • NOVEMBER 2, 2020
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    Tips to Return to The Gym Safely

    By Dinah Mohd Khair With the easing of restrictions, gyms and studio classes are gradually reopening. Exciting days are ahead to be back in the gym after being stuck at home for the past few months. Staying indoors and restrictions with gym/ sports has caused us to tailor our exercise routines. Many of us wouldn’t

    • NOVEMBER 2, 2020
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    Why Do Men Get Abdominal Separation And Why Does It Lead To Back Pain?

    Abdominal separation is an issue that’s usually thought of as something that happens to women after their abdominal wall has been stretched by carrying a child but it is something we see in people who have not carried children. It is possible, and not uncommon, to find smaller degrees of abdominal separation in young, fit,

    • OCTOBER 28, 2020
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    Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) – What is it??

    By Bonnie Broomfield  Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP) is when one or more of your organs (bladder, uterus, bowel) have moved down within the pelvic cavity towards your vaginal opening. In some cases, the organ can still be inside the body and in other cases, the organ is outside of the body. Depending on where the

    • OCTOBER 26, 2020
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    Headaches And Orthodontics – Is There A Relationship?

    The bones that make up your head (cranium) are like a really complex puzzle. The places where the bones join up are called sutures. The way these bones move and interact with each other is really important for a number of reasons including: Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) levels increase and decrease periodically through the day and