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What pain medication should I use? by Physio Adelaide

If you have a body ache or pain,such as back, neck or knee pain, what pain medication should you use?       Pain Medication Options There are many types of pain medication. In general all pain medications are referred to as ‘analgesics’. Some analgesics are better for a particular problem then another. With all…

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Hydrotherapy Classes or Aquatic Physiotherapy: Mount Barker & Payneham Adelaide

  How can hydrotherapy classes assist your rehabilitation from surgery? The buoyancy helps to alleviate the strain on your joints including the cartilage and soft tissues structures. This effectively alleviates pain, permitting greater range in the water. It enables exercise of the muscles around the joint, relatively pain free. The warmth of the water additionally…

Physiotherapy and Post-Natal Recovery – Help with C-Section Recovery – Scar Massage my Physio SA

Caesarean Section Scar Massage   Scar massage can be an effective tool to keep the skin and connective tissue healthy as you recover from your C-section surgery. It may help to reduce pain through desensitising the nervous system, as well as prevent abnormal stiffness down the track by maintaining flexibility and preventing adhesions of the…

How Can a Women’s Health Physiotherapist Help with Breast Cancer Treatment? Advice from my Physio SA

Did you know one in eight Australian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer by the time they turn 85? Thanks to measures such as early detection and great improvements in treatment, Breast Cancer Survivorship is on the rise. Treatment choices include: Surgery Chemotherapy Radiation Hormonal/target therapies                …

Preparing for Gynaecological Surgery – Physiotherapy Advice by Womens Health Physio Kate

Pre-operative Physiotherapy is routinely used to enhance recovery from gynaecological surgery. It is particularly important for women undergoing procedures for incontinence, prolapse repair and hysterectomy.   How a Women’s Health Physio Can Help: Your recovery immediately post-operatively and in the weeks following surgery can be made more comfortable and less daunting with some simple strategies…

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Opening your bowels after giving Birth – 6 Simple Tips from Women’s Health Physio Kate Goode my Physio SA

Going to the bathroom to open your bowels after birth for the first time can be a worrisome prospect for many new mothers. One of the reasons for this is the lack of knowledge and information available on the topic, it’s not something many friends or family talk about, or share their experiences of! Thanks…