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Pelvic Floor Recovery Post Pregnancy

The time immediately after your baby arrives, or "postpartum period" is a critical time to protect, repair and strengthen the abdominal and pelvic floor muscles. These muscles are critical for restoring abdominal and trunk muscle length and function; and their recovery is easily overlooked whilst keeping up with the demands of a newborn 

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Fit to Study - Preventing Study Related Injuries

As a Physiotherapist who only treats children, I have seen a progressive rise in the incidence of posture related injuries over the past 10 years. The types of injuries we see, particularly in teenagers with increased study time include back, neck, arm and wrist pain, headaches and symptoms such as pins and needles in hands. There are many factors at play in the rise of study related and postural complaints. These include:  

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Western Musculoskeletal Acupuncture & Dry Needling

It is becoming increasingly common that Physiotherapists working in Private Practice, including us here at The Physio Space, utilise the treatment techniques of Western Musculoskeletal Acupuncture and Dry Needling. What exactly does this mean? Here Lauren explains what the different techniques are, why we use them and how it is different from traditional forms of Acupuncture.