15 Aug

Returning to Exercise after Pregnancy

Returning to Exercise after Pregnancy Kathryn is 45, she has 2 kids who are at primary school. She has tried since the kids were born to return to exercise, but has often found she gets some sort of injury and must stop. She wants to exercise because she knows she should. But has put on […]

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04 Aug

Should I do Pilates after pregnancy?

  Why should you do Pilates after pregnancy ? I have treated many women during and after pregnancy within my physiotherapy clinic. During your pregnancy changes happen to your body to allow your little baby to grow. Some of us will just bounce back to our original former glorious state, and others may need a […]

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20 Mar

Diastasis Recti- Restoration of Abdominal strength post-pregnancy

During pregnancy, the outer layer of abdominals separates to allow for your baby to grow. Normally this returns gradually after birth but, if you have had a particularly forward bump, the separation can be greater than normal and therefore needs help to improve. At JYphysiotherapy we specialise in helping women following their pregnancy, with a […]

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20 Mar

Pubic symphysis and Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP) during pregnancy

Your Pubic symphysis is the front part of your pelvis. Pubic Symphysis pain in pregnancy can come about and the pain can be very uncomfortable for many women and can sometimes be very disabling. During pregnancy, you release a hormone called RELAXIN which prepares your body for labour, this hormone helps to loosen your ligaments […]

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20 Mar

Post-natal Ante-natal Back Pain

At JYphysiotherapy we see a good number of women who develop post-natal low back pain post pregnancy. This maybe because they had problems during pregnancy or perhaps before they fell pregnant. Often, over the months during pregnancy we reduce our exercise. Following the birth of our baby we then increase our bending and sitting times […]

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