PREGNANCY

Pregnancy

Being pregnant is a unique and powerful life experience where the body undergoes immense physical, hormonal and emotional changes. These changes occur over a relatively short space of time, and the body has continually adapt to accommodate these changes, putting a fair amount of physical stress and strain on the body.

General Aches and pain are very common during pregnancy and can be experienced anywhere in the body. Many pregnant women find osteopathic treatment and physiotherapy very helpful through their pregnancy for pain reduction and preparation for labour. A women’s body is constantly changing during pregnancy. The effects of hormonal softening of ligaments, the position of the growing baby, postural changes and increase in weight can put additional pressure on joints and muscles of the spine and pelvis.

Osteopathy and Physiotherapy are safe, gentle and effective approaches using hands-on technique to diagnose and treat a wide range of health problems, aiming to relive pain, discomfort and immobility. Our therapist will use a wide range of techniques and exercises to help you during your pregnancy.