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How You Can Ease Back Pain During Pregnancy
26 Feb 2018, 9:54 am

Experiencing back pain is common among pregnant women. However adopting good posture and an exercise program can help to strengthen and stretch the muscles that support the back. Find out more here.

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3 Key Changes During Your Pregnancy
19 Feb 2018, 9:58 am

As pregnancy progresses, the intensity of pain may increase and interfere with your work, daily activities and sleep. Learn more about your body changes here.

diastasis recti
2 Ways to Bridge the Gap of Diastasis Recti
27 Apr 2017, 3:57 pm

Diastasis Recti affects up to 40% of post partum women, including Hollywood star Jessica Garner – but men are susceptible to it as well. In this article, Senior Principle Physiotherapist Sylvia explans more about Diastasis Recti and the 2 main ways to close the gap.

incontinence
7 Easy Tricks To Manage Incontinence
26 Jul 2016, 12:31 pm

Incontinence can affect anyone and take a toll on your quality of life. In this article, senior physiotherapist, Emily shares 7 easy ways to manage incontinence.

The Importance of Strong Pelvic Floor Muscles
The Importance of Strong Pelvic Floor Muscles
22 Jun 2016, 3:18 pm

Many train muscles such as the biceps and abs, often forgetting one of the most important core muscles – the pelvic floor muscles. In this article, find out where your pelvic floor muscles are, the functions that they serve and how you can start training them to be stronger.

6 steps to managing pelvic pain in pregnancy
6 steps to managing pelvic pain in pregnancy
09 Jun 2016, 10:13 am

The third installation of our Women’s Health series centres on another type of pelvic pain: the pubis symphysis, located on the front of the pelvis. Principal physiotherapist Sylvia Ho explains how and why this pain surfaces during pregnancy, how to reduce symptoms and manage pain.

Posterior Pelvic Pain - Exercises you can do to relieve the pain
Posterior Pelvic Pain – Exercises you can do to relieve the pain
18 May 2016, 3:43 pm

Feeling a deep pain in your lower back during pregnancy? It could be Posterior Pelvic Pain. In this article, principal physiotherapost, Sylvia shares some exercises you can do to relieve posterior pelvic pain.

Pregnancy & Pain - The common issues faced by expectant mothers
Pregnancy & Pain – The common issues faced by expectant mothers
29 Apr 2016, 4:55 pm

During pregnancy, it is common and almost deemed normal for certain ailments to surface. Principal physiotherapist Sylvia Ho warns that by ignoring such painful symptoms and skipping treatment could do more harm than we think.

Reshaping the “mummy tummy” after childbirth
Reshaping the “mummy tummy” after childbirth
23 Feb 2016, 2:12 pm

Besides the sleepless nights and endless diaper changes, “mummy tummy” is a common post-natal downer for many new mothers. The good news is yes, it is possible to shed it — and it’s easier than you think, says Sylvia Ho, our principal physiotherapist who sub-specialises in women’s health and spinal treatment.

A quick fix: Pregnancy associated Pubic pain
A quick fix: Pregnancy associated Pubic pain
07 Sep 2013, 11:04 pm

You may be familiar with pubic pain, associated with pregnancy. Physiotherapy intervention is well documented and understood when dealing with obstetrics. Occasionally  due to tight adductors muscles, the pubic bone can be pulled down on one side. When a therapist assesses the pubis, this difference between the left and right pubis is palpable and quite […]

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