Stiff Upper Back? Try these exercises!

Is your upper back stiff and tight from sitting at a desk or breastfeeding? No posture is a bad posture but if you stay in one position for any length of time it can lead to tension through muscles, fascia and nerves. The movement in your upper back can have an impact on your breathing, […]

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Scar Therapy for C-section Birth

If you have recently had a Caesarean birth (also known as a C-Section), it may be that your scar feels uncomfortable. It’s quite common for your scar to feel like it’s pulling. It may be that pain is felt elsewhere in the body such as lower back or pelvis . You may find that your […]

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Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy

Information booklets from the POGP

The POGP (Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy) is a special interest group within the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP). It is for physios working within the realms of pelvic health, obstetrics and gynaecology. They have developed some information booklets which you may find useful. Fit Following Surgery Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy Pelvic Floor Muscles […]

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virtual & face to face appointments available

The clinic is now open for both virtual and face to face appointments! With the success of virtual appointments over the past few months, I have decided to continue to offer my services this way as well as in person. This opens up the opportunity for those of you who have issues with childcare or […]

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Clinic Cleaning Policy

All surfaces will be cleaned after the clinic room has been used for client treatment – a 15 minute gap will be left between appointments Cleaning will be completed using disposable paper towel and antibacterial spray Special attention will be paid to areas that the client has been in touch with – chair, plinth and […]

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Client Information for Clinic Visit

Following a virtual appointment a decision was made, between both the physiotherapist and yourself, that a face to face appointment would be beneficial. It is important that you understand that any close contact could result in the transmission of COVID-19. To minimise this risk, changes have been made to the way that the clinic is […]

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Current Clinic Standard Operating Procedures due to Covid-19

Follow COVID-19 triage pathway to establish face to face or virtual assessment – see CSP and PhysioFirst Guidelines If face to face treatment is indicated: Send registration form which includes consent Send Covid-19 questionnaire 24 hours prior to appointment Advise client that the decision to receive treatment is their choice and explain risks involved Clients […]

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Physiotherapy in the management of Endometriosis

Women’s Health or pelvic health physiotherapy is not included in the nice guidelines for endometriosis, however it is included in the nice guidelines for chronic pelvic pain. Physiotherapy is not part of the care offered to most women who have been diagnosed with or have symptoms of endometriosis, either before or after surgery. Laparoscopic excision […]

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Remote Physiotherapy Assessments

As many of you know by now, my clinic is temporarily closed for face to face contacts. I do however, know that many women can still benefit from an online consultation. How will this differ from a face to face consultation? Using we will arrange to talk at a time that suits you. After […]

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