Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) – Drug Free Pain Relief for use in Labour my Physio SA for her – Women’s Health Physiotherapy

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) is a drug free and non-invasive form of pain relief commonly used during labour. TENS works by sending electrical impulses through the skin to the nerves, which is thought to reduce the brain’s perception of pain by altering the warning signals received from the uterus, cervix and vagina. It is…

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

Recover after your babies birth 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 recover after your babies birth, look after your body during this time and apply…

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Simple Strategy to Relax Your Pelvic Floor Muscles – Ease your Pelvic Pain Women’s Health Physiotherapy Adelaide

The Core Muscles and Function The core muscles are an important group of muscles that have the job of supporting and stabilising the spinal column and the pelvis. The muscles that form the core are the diaphragm, or breathing muscle, the abdominals and and pelvic floor muscles. The pelvic floor muscles are the muscles that…