Importance of Exercise During Pregnancy

pregnant women doing exercise safely

It was Women’s Health Week last month and so to celebrate let’s discuss the benefits of exercise for women during pregnancy. Pregnancy is an amazing time of a woman’s life, and truly shows what a woman’s body can do when bringing another life into the world. However, many women during this time are not sure […]

Pregnancy & Osteopathy

woman side profile during pregnancy

Recently, two of our osteopaths Dr Steph Rohde and Dr Michelle Derrick participated in a small group professional development day on the topic of Osteopathy & Pregnancy. They learnt about how osteopathy can assist in all stages of pregnancy and learnt quite a few techniques that can be used to assist and support women throughout pregnancy.

Being pregnant is an extraordinary journey that truly shows the woman’s body physical, mental and emotional capabilities as they support the growth of another little human. This should be a time when a woman glows and love flourishes. Through osteopathic treatment and management we want to support this journey to be as safe and comfortable as possible.

Why Is My Pelvic Floor So Important?

woman crossing her legs to hold in bladder leakage from weak pelvic floor

You may have heard a lot of people talk about how important it is to do pelvic floor exercises. But do you actually know exactly what your pelvic floor is and why it is so important for both women and men?   Anatomy of the Pelvic Floor Our pelvis is made up of 3 separate […]