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Painful Sex?

Yesterday the BBC ran a story about painful sex – a topic that receives very little media attention. It is great that this is now being talked about and so I have copied the article the BBC published for you to read. It is such…

Top Back Stretches

I often get asked about back stretches – which are the best to do? What back stretches actually work to get more mobility into the spine? Alongside Osteopathy treatment I often recommend people to do specific exercises or stretches that are going to help get…

Tight Pelvic Floor?

Having a tight pelvic floor is extremely common and often incorrectly diagnosed as a weak pelvic floor. When people go to see specialist in the hospital they will often do an EMG (electromyography) test to see if the pelvic floor is contracting well. When the…

Postnatal Check Ups

Going to a physical therapy after pregnancy and childbirth isn’t standard care in the UK, but it absolutely should be. Most postnatal check ups at your doctors surgery are just not enough for most women. Pregnancy is a time of tremendous change , the uterus…

Back Care Awareness Week

This week is National Back Care Awareness Week and coincidentally there has been a lot of interesting programs on the BBC recently about wellbeing which I have been watching with interest. Walking has been shown to not only give a noticeable improvement in back and…