Category Archives: Physiotherapy

CranioSacral Therapy in pregnancy

CranioSacral Therapy in Pregnancy

Craniosacral Therapy (CST) can help pregnant women along on their journey into motherhood by releasing restrictions in the body to create an optimal birthing experience. During pregnancy, one of the primary focuses of CST is to release restrictions in the pelvis to ease ligament pain, low back pain, hip pain, and promote ideal fetal positioning and […]

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 […]

Fibromyalgia / ME and CranioSacral Therapy

Fibromyalgia Awareness Day May 12th has been designated as International Awareness Day for Chronic Immunological and Neurological Diseases (CIND) since 1992. The CIND illnesses include Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME), Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS), Fibromyalgia (FM), Gulf War Syndrome (GWS) and Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS). May 12th was chosen as it is the birthday of Florence Nightingale. […]

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 […]

Physiotherapy vacancy 2018

Physiotherapy vacancy

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated self employed MSK Physiotherapist.    Job Title: Self employed Senior MSK Physiotherapist.   Role and duties: MSK Physiotherapist with at least 4 years experience. Acupuncture skills preferred but not essential. With a BSc Physiotherapy or equivalent, with a minimum of 4 years’ experience and be HCPC & CSP […]

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 […]

Happy relocation anniversary to us!!

Exactly 5 years ago this week (January 2013) we moved out of our premises in The Aquatic Centre and into our newly converted clinic at 37 Mere Knolls Road, Sunderland.  We had been in The Aquatic Centre since 2010. Renting a small room where we provided all our therapies, did our own reception and admin work and […]

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 MummyMOT? 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 to […]

Why the re-brand…..?

Physiotherapy, Acupuncture and Complementary Therapies in Sunderland

We are really excited to announce our rebrand! A little about us – We started out in 2010 as ‘Totally Tranquil’. A private Physiotherapy and Complementary Therapy Clinic based in Sunderland Aquatic Centre. Time went by and the business grew, despite the economy slowing down. We needed more space, admin support and a better location. […]