Category Archives: Back Pain

Pregnancy Massage in Sunderland

Pregnancy massage can help to reduce depression & anxiety, relieve muscle aches and improve your mood and energy.  Pregnancy massage is a form of therapy using Swedish massage techniques, adapted to aid the pregnant lady. This treatment aims to relax muscular tension built up by big changes set upon your body during pregnancy. This can […]

Introducing Lauren-Sports Therapist

Here at Sunderland Physiotherapy Clinic we are excited to introduce one of our new team members Lauren! Find out below all about her. Background Lauren graduated with a BSc Hons Sports Therapy from Edge Hill University in 2014. Since then she has worked with a variety of professional sportsmen and women along with the general […]

Introducing Nathan-Sports Therapist

Here at Sunderland Physiotherapy Clinic we are excited to introduce one of our new team members Nathan! But who is Nathan and how can he help you? Who is Nathan? Nathan is a Sports Rehabilitator who specialises in working with athletes from many different sporting backgrounds helping them return from injury. He also spends a […]

Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP)

Do you know what Pelvic Girdle Pain is? Pregnant women often get back, hip, leg and pelvic, pain- this is Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP)!. It used to be called SPD but that didn’t quite explain things properly. May is Pelvic Pain month so we wanted to tell you a little more about the pains you […]

Why French Women don’t pee their pants !

The French way! In France, any woman who has delivered a baby gets a ‘prescription’ for 10 free physiotherapy/ rehabilitation sessions to “re-educate” their pelvic floor- the group of muscles, ligaments, tendons and fascia that supports your pelvic organs, helps you have enjoyable sex and stops you from peeing in your pants (and lots of other things […]

Suffering from Fibromyalgia like Lady Gaga? CranioSacral Therapy can help you

Fibromyalgia and CranioSacral Physiotherapy at Sunderland Physiotherapy Clinic

Fibromyalgia You may have seen in the news last week that Lady Gaga has been advised to cancel the remaining dates of her tour due to severe pain from her Fibromyalgia. Lots of the papers are talking about what can help, namely medication, talking therapies, meditation and yoga. We have not seen one yet that […]

Appointment re-structure!

Just to make you all aware we will be changing our appointment structure for Physiotherapy, Acupuncture and CranioSacral Therapy. All of these appointments are currently 30 minutes long whether you are coming to us for an initial assessment or a review appointment. For Physiotherapy and Acupuncture, we just feel this is not long enough for […]

The Mummy MOT

  What is A Mummy MOT? The Mummy MOT is a specialist post natal / women’s health assessment recommended for all women following delivery. Recommended from 6 weeks after delivery, but even if you delivered months or years ago, the assessment will still be extremely useful.  You will be asked lots of questions in order […]

Mizan for Pregnancy and Post Natal

Pre/Post Natal Physiotherapy at Sunderland Physiotherapy Clinic

Mizan is good for you and baby: Many of the problems that we take for granted and accept as a normal part of being pregnant can be prevented. You don’t need to put up with pelvic girdle pain, tired aching legs, varicose veins or swollen ankles, nor do you have to cope with sickness, headaches, […]

Physiotherapy in Sunderland

People often wonder what Physiotherapy is and what we do. Do we give out exercises? Do we massage? Do we manipulate the joints? Is it useful for nerves? Muscles? Joints? The list goes on…… The answer is all of the above and more! Physiotherapy can be beneficial at the first sign of a problem and […]