Diastasis Recti

This is something we often get emailed about, and, from the questions we’ve had asked, it sounds like unfortunately information surrounding diastasis recti just isn’t readily available from your GP or health visitor.  In brief, diastasis recti is a hernia. It is a split of the connective tissue that runs down the centre of your […]

Continue reading

Why I think Pilates helps

As a physiotherapist, I know that I will never stop learning. When I did my degree (2006-09) I don’t remember learning much about persistent (also referred to as constant / chronic / long-standing) pain. It’s something I’ve learnt more about as my Physiotherapy career has progressed. I’m not sure if it’s something that wasn’t as […]

Continue reading

Exercise & Fatigue

How to exercise when affected by a condition causing fatigue GRADED INCREASE IN ACTIVITY Try a structured exercise programme that aims to gradually increase the duration and frequency of an activity First you need to calculate your baseline: how long do you currently complete the activity for? And how often do you complete the activity? […]

Continue reading

Returning to Exercise After Pregnancy

As a physiotherapist, I regularly see patients who are unsure how and when to get back into exercise after giving birth, so I’ve written this article to help. As you’ll see, there are plenty of benefits to getting back into a safe workout routine. We’ll discuss what to do and how much, as well as […]

Continue reading