Category Archives: Pregnancy

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 […]

Pregnancy massage in Sunderland

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Mizan Abdominal Therapy

Mizan Abdominal Therapy

Mizan (pronounced like Milan) is an Arabic word that means balance. Mizan Therapists seek to restore balance when life feels unbalanced – physically, emotionally or spiritually.There are many symptoms that can be helped with Mizan Abdominal Therapy; problems of the reproductive system, the digestive system and emotional blockages. Mizan Abdominal Therapy uses traditional reproductive healing […]

Infertility and Acupuncture

Infertility affects 1 in 6 couples. A further 1 in 4 then go on to use acupuncture through their IVF process. At Sunderland Physiotherapy Clinic we regularly see couples, women in particular who are seeking Acupuncture treatment to assist them. Below is a short summary of how Acupuncture may help. Acupuncture regulates female reproductive hormones Female […]

Pregnancy Massage – Customer Reviews

As many of you know we offer Pregnancy Massage. You can find out more about the massage itself by visiting the website page. But below are some fabulous comments from our previous customers……. “Excellent pregnancy massage! I suffer from SPD and after my massage I managed to sleep all night best money ever spent plus Lindsay […]