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Helpful Info

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Helpful Info

We have created this page as a resource for general information on Pelvic Health conditions we commonly see.

The important message being just because it is common does not mean it is normal or can not be treated.

If you have any concerns please get in touch or book an assessment with a Women’s Health Physio. We are here to help and look forward to helping you keep doing the things you love – with confidence.

Pelvic Girdle Pain

Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) is a pregnancy discomfort that causes pain, instability and limitation of mobility and functioning in any of the three pelvic joints.

Click on the link below for some helpful info on PGP and some tips on how to manage your pain.

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Bladder Dysfunction

Symptoms of abnormal bladder function may be:

  • Sudden urges to go to the toilet
  • Increased frequency of toileting with small volumes
  • Increased nocturnal frequency of urination
  • Sometime leakage may also be experienced

Click on the link below for some helpful info on Bladder Function and some strategies to control bladder urgency.

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Diastasis Rectus (Abdominal Separation)

Diastasis rectus abdominis (DRA) is a separation of the right and left sides of the rectus abdominis (six pack muscles) away from the midline fascia/tissue that normally holds them together.

Click on the link below for some helpful info on DRAM’s, why they happen aswell as ante and post natal advise on how to manage  this common but recoverable condition.

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