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Pregnancy-related musculoskeletal pain (ante- / post-natal)

Conditions treated:

  • Low back pain
  • Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) and Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD)
  • Thoracic / rib pain
  • Coccyx pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (pain, tingling and swelling in hands)
  • Lower limb swelling in pregnancy
  • Bladder / bowel incontinence
  • Prolapse
  • Weak pelvic floor muscles (bladder and bowel incontinence, prolapse)
  • Separation of abdominal wall muscles (DRA)
  • Painful cesarean scar site.
  • Sexual discomfort / loss of sensation
  • Migraines / hormonal headaches


How we treat:

  • Advice and education
  • Joint mobilisation
  • Specific soft tissue massage and mobilisation
  • Progressive core stability and functional exercise / pilates
  • Postural and ergonomic advice
  • Education regarding optimal positions for labour and delivery with back / pelvic girdle pain
  • Muscle energy techniques
  • Pregnancy support belts / wrist splints
  • Abdominal wall check for muscle separation Diastasis of the Rectus Abdominus)
  • Functional fascial taping
  • Acupuncture and dry needling
  • Lymphatic massage
  • Compression hosiery prescription.

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