Simple Steps to Help You Recover After Your Baby’s Birth – Women’s Health Physiotherapist Adelaide Kate Goode

Swelling and bruising around the vaginal area, with or without stitches in the perineum (the area between the vagina and anus) can cause discomfort following a vaginal birth or attempted vaginal birth. It is important to look after your body during this time and apply some basic first aid principles to help you recover, especially…

Common Dance Injuries: Plantar Fasciitis and Dance – Advice from Jacki Eads Physio Adelaide

myPhysioSA Physiotherapist and Dancer, Jacki Eads, has the knowledge from her many years as a dancer, her physiotherapy studies and experience to share with us information and advicee about common dance injuries and how physiotherapy can help. In this installment of Common Dance Injuries, Jacki tells us about Heel or Arch of Foot Pain and…

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Womens Health Physiotherapy Adelaide: Guide for Your Best Pelvic Floor

There are many reasons during a woman’s life that it is especially important to work on strengthening the pelvic floor (also known as Kegel exercises). This includes: • During and after pregnancy • Menopause • “Pre-habilitation” before surgery for incontinence or prolapse • Rehabilitation after surgery for incontinence or prolapse It is important that you…

How your Posture Effects Shoulder and Mid Back Pain – Advice by Physiotherapist Anthony Sheridan

The idea that bad posture can cause various pains throughout the body is not a new one. This is also the case in relation to shoulder and mid back pain. We have been told our mothers, teachers and now at work to sit up and not slouch or slump. It is true that more desk-based occupations and more…