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 The Pelvic Floor Muscles If […]

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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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The Mummy MOT Post Natal Assessment

  The Mummy MOT is the ultimate post natal check up. The main focus of your GP post natal check is to talk to you about contraception and check that your baby is doing ok. Rarely do you get a look in! That’s why spending time with a physiotherapist is such an important part of […]

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Why post-natal Pilates?

Have you recently had a baby and are wondering about exercise? You can return to lots of different types of exercise after having your baby, but are they right for you? You can do too much too soon, your body hasn’t healed as well as it could have and all of a sudden, you’re expecting […]

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Female physical exercise to help pelvic floor

What is your pelvic floor?

The pelvic floor (PF), also known as the perineum, is the sling of muscles, and sphincters (openings) of your bladder and urethra, vagina and anus. You could liken it to the shape of a hammock. It involves a network of tendons, muscles, ligaments and connective tissue that supports the contents of your abdominal cavity and […]

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