28 February 2020Read More
Many women experience pain in the pelvic joints during or after pregnancy. Pelvic joint pain may occur because of:
Changes to your posture and physique
Increased pressure on your pelvis due to the growth of your baby
An increase in pregnancy related hormones (relaxin) which soften the ligaments that support the pelvis
These changes place increased strain on the pelvic joints, making them painful. Approximately 20% of pregnant woman experience pelvic pain du...
28 September 2018Read More
Your baby has been born, and now you want to work on recovering from the pregnancy and birth, right?
Pelvic Floor - tick! You've started looking after that region and commenced exercises to strengthen and promote healing of the area.
Abdominal Muscles - tick! You understand the need to strengthen your core, build up your body's "natural corset" to allow the ligaments to heal as well as protecting your back from strain and resolving of ...
Did you know it is estimated that two thirds of pregnant women will experience DRAM?
Women especially at risk are those who have large babies,
twins or have had multiple pregnancies.
What is DRAM?
Abdominal muscle separation, also known as Diastasis of the Rectus Abdominus Muscle (DRAM) is the separation of the rectus abdominis muscle. This is the body's normal safety mechanism which occurs most often in the second and third trime...