Due to increased levels of the hormone Relaxin your ligaments will 'loosen' to allow the delivery of your baby through the pelvic floor. This hormone also caused ligaments supporting other joints to relax, which may lead to decreased support and pain.
Almost all women experience pain and discomfort during pregnancy, most commonly back pain, neck pain and pubic pain. We can help you during pregnancy with:
After having a baby you may feel weakness in area such as your tummy muscles and pelvic floor. This may lead to back pain, pain in your pelvis, bladder and bowel weakness and poor core strength.
At our clinic we offer new mums a check up and full assessment of your tummy and pelvic area by our specialist women's health physiotherapist. She will check your breathing, tummy gap and pelvic floor strength.
Following your check up and assessment you will be given advice on safe strengthening exercises. Should you need any more treatment we can help you with: