Chiropractic and Pregnancy

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Our new Chiropractor Mel has a keen interest in the treatment of women during pregnancy. She believes that “there is no better time to get your body checked than when you’re pregnant.” During the first trimester the baby is protected by the mother’s bony pelvis and amniotic fluid. As the baby grows the mother’s spine, muscles and ligaments add support. …

Pregnancy & Exercise – How Much Should You Do?

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‘Take it easy’, ‘don’t over do it’, ‘don’t lie on your back’, ‘do you really think you should be running?’ Familiar comments to a pregnant lady. But are these comments dated and what are the ‘rules’ of exercise during pregnancy? It is safe to say that there are no hard and fast rules, there are no guarantees and there are …

Pregnancy & Exercise – How Much Should I Do?

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Personal Trainer, Katie Brighton, details how pregnancy can cause changes to the body which can effect physical activity / training, and advises on how to exercise during pregnancy. Falling pregnant for the first time is very exciting but often daunting. There are a great number of considerations to think about with a view to having a comfortable and trouble free pregnancy and labour, and …

Women’s Health Physiotherapy – Can It Help You?

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Women’s Health Issues Pelvic girdle joint pain Core instability Abdominal muscle separation Posture in pregnancy and postnatal rehabilitation and recovery Pelvic floor weakness and trauma Incontinence Pelvic floor muscle pain and tightness Antenatal deconditioning. Gynaecological symptoms and menopause Women’s Health Physiotherapy focuses on conditions related to obstetrics (pregnancy), gynaecology and continence.   It is estimated that as many as 1 in 3 …