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Exercising after a C-Section

What is a c-section?

It is a horizontal incision made just above the pubic bone above the hairline. The fascia (connective tissue which covers the muscles) underneath is cut to allow the separation of the abdominal muscles. The actual muscles are very rarely cut themselves.

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Pelvic girdle pain

Pelvic girdle pain, pelvic instability and symphysis pubis dysfunction are really all very similar problems all affecting the pelvis.

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Diastasis Recti. What is it and can I help it?

I have recently had several Mummas in with a Diastasis Recti (abdominal separation) they knew nothing about. It still amazes me that this isn’t checked at the 6-8 week postnatal check, but this needs to be checked and helped if it doesn’t go away on its own. So here are some worth knowing facts!

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Trigger point therapy

A trigger point is a point of tenderness within a muscle. They are felt as tense bands of tissue in muscles and tendons. They can cause pain either in the immediate area where they are found, or refer pain to another part of the body.

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Soft tissue release

Muscles are made up of strands of fibres, lying neatly together. These fibres can become damaged, congested and tangled, which causes movement restriction and pain.

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Reconnect & Thrive

The ultimate aim of this session is for you to feel the very best version of you, so that you feel strong, capable and happy in YOUR body!

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Oncology Massage

One of the biggest myths about working with people with cancer is that massage will spread

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Baby Massage

I can teach baby massage to parents, grandparents, guardians, carers, siblings, or anyone who wants to learn a skill that will last a lifetime.

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Stretching

Most treatments will involve some form of stretching during and/or after the massage. This stretches out the muscles which have been worked and found to have trigger points, or that are tight and restricted.