Women's Health Articles

Labour Epidural Cause Chronic Back Pain?
03 Jun 2021, 9:00 am

There may be short-term back soreness at the catheter site. This happens after childbirth with an epidural. As such, most women tend to associate labour epidural analgesia with chronic or long-term back pain. But is there really a connection between labour epidural and chronic back pain? In some retrospective studies conducted, there were suggestions that […]

Sacroiliac Joint Pain or Posterior Pelvic Pain in Pregnant Women and Physiotherapy
01 Jun 2021, 4:22 am

Posterior pelvic pain (PPP) pain felt at or near the sacroiliac joints of your pelvis as a result of sacroiliac joint dysfunction. These are joints located at the 2 dimples of the lower back. The pain often feels deep within your lower back and can occur on one or both sides of your back. In […]

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What is Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD)
29 May 2021, 7:08 am

If you are pregnant and experience pain in the groin and inner thighs around the start of your second trimester, there is a chance that you are suffering from Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD), a common pregnancy pains. In one study1of the British population, the incidence of SPD varies from 1:360.3% to 2.77%. Thankfully, the pain […]

Diastasis Recti: What is Mummy Tummy all about?
25 Jan 2021, 1:48 pm

Congratulations on your newborn baby! There is something wonderful about welcoming a new life into the world. Now that you’ve successfully given birth to your baby, it is time for your body to recover from the pregnancy and delivery journey. Post delivery recovery usually takes 6 – 8 weeks, but there could be postnatal problems […]

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Physiotherapy Treatment for Posterior Pelvic Pain
20 Feb 2020, 4:50 pm

In our previous articles on Posterior Pelvic Pain, we discussed why posterior pelvic pain occurs, how to identify the symptoms and the types of treatment methods available to reduce posterior pelvic pain. We previously mentioned physiotherapy as one of the treatment methods available – in this article, we will dive deeper into how physiotherapy would […]

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Treatment for Posterior Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy
20 Feb 2020, 11:54 am

In the previous article on Posterior Pelvic Pain, we explained what posterior pelvic pain is, why it occurs and how to recognise the symptoms. In this article, we will talk about the necessity to seek treatment for posterior pelvic pain and the treatment methods available. Do I need to seek treatment for posterior pelvic pain? […]

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Posterior Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy? Never heard of it
20 Feb 2020, 11:44 am

Aches and Pains are common during pregnancy. Aside from the usual back pain, posterior pelvic pain in pregnancy is also a common occurrence among expecting mummies. Even though it is common, ask around and most people wouldn’t have heard about it before. Why is Posterior Pelvis Pain less heard of and spoken of? What is […]

Physiotherapy for Diastasis Recti Treatment
17 Jan 2020, 8:26 pm

In our previous articles, we discussed what diastasis recti, commonly known as mummy tummy is and the different types of treatment methods for diastasis recti. Out of the different available treatment methods that were mentioned, Physiotherapy for diastasis recti treatment was one of them. In this article, we zoom in further on physiotherapy as a […]

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Diastasis Recti Treatment Methods: What works for me?
29 Dec 2019, 6:49 pm

Who would’ve thought that the physical woes related to pregnancy didn’t just end after childbirth? Childbirth is a physically exhausting experience that leaves new mothers at risk of a variety of postnatal injuries. In the last article, we found out more about a common postnatal condition – Diastasis Recti, commonly known as Mummy Tummy. We […]

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Physiotherapy for Back Pain in Pregnancy
17 Dec 2019, 1:53 pm

In our previous articles, we expanded more on pregnancy related back pain, why it occurs and pregnancy safe treatment methods to relieve back pain. In this article, we touch on physiotherapy as a treatment method for back pain during pregnancy. The Impact of Pain Before we move on to discussing physiotherapy as a treatment method […]