Pelvic Girdle Pain

Back pain & Pelvic girdle pain or Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD), London home visit & physiotherapy practice treatment in Moorgate EC2, Belgravia Westminster SW1 or Clapham SW4

ante_and_postnatal-004_mummys_physio_londonBack pain and especially the lower back pain are symptoms well known to the mothers-to-be.

Symphysis pubis dysfunction treatment (SPD), Pelvic Girdle Pain Treatment in London & Back Pain Treatment 

Mummy’s Physio offers tailored physiotherapy treatment made by a specialist to fit your needs and relieve your back or pelvic girdle pain (symphysis pubis dysfunction, SPD). In order to provide you a tailored re-education, the physiotherapist will assess you taking into account your medical history, your daily activities, your morphology and back position. You will do various exercises supervised by the physiotherapist and he/she will also give you some more to do between the sessions for fast and effective relief. For the most simple cases, for example: hyperflexibility, learning how to ‘lock’ the pelvis is key to the treatment. Muscles are used to ‘block’ and strengthen the pelvis. You will relearn how to move, how to turn around by ‘block’, how to not pull on your back nor pushing on your stomach to avoid wrong movements.

Depending on the therapist opinion and on your preferences, Mummy’s Physio also provides relaxing soft and deep tissue massage.

If you are an Axa or Bupa patient, you cannot book online. Please call our office with your authorisation number.

If you cannot find an appointment which suits you or would like a home visit, call us or send us a message: we will do our best to find you a slot.

SPD treatment in London at home or in ours practices in Belgravia SW1, Moorgate EC2 and Clapham SW4

We offer home visits physiotherapy treatments in London and rehabilitation at the Light Centre Belgravia SW1 in Westminster, near Victoria station, the Light Centre Moorgate EC2 between Liverpool Street and Monument Stations and our practice in Clapham SW4 between Clapham south and Clapham common Stations.

We are covered by most health insurances and are Bupa recognised and axa ppp recognised

For SPD and PGP physiotherapy & osteopathy at home in London or in our practice 0207 125 0262 / 0782 455 3765

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What is Pelvic Girdle Pain ?

It often appears around the fifth month of pregnancy when the belly gets heavier. Also some women can find themselves ‘stuck’ after hoovering or by simply getting up from a chair. This intense pain travels along the leg and therefore some think this could be related to a sciatica.
During pregnancy, sometimes as soon as the first semester and until right after giving birth, twinge and pinch like pains can be felt in the back.
The pelvis is painful and the pain can only be felt from one side and from the buttock to the tight or from the the hip to the lower abdomen. This very much look like a sciatic except the pain is not felt all the way to the feet and is not constant as a change in posture can relieve it.

Why Pelvic Girdle Pain appears ?

The most obvious is the growth of the baby, which moves your gravity centre forward. To avoid falling forward and to maintain balance, you pull your upper body backwards which increases you lower back’s arch.
The second reason is that with the growth of the belly, your abdominal belt is stretched more than usual. Your abdominal muscles loose their tonus and strength; therefore the normal balance between the abdominal and the lower back muscles change.
The last reason is hormonal – the increase of oestrogen and relaxin secretion distends your ligament and decreases the tonus of your abdominal muscles.
Not surprisingly, these the factors combined with stress often lead to lower back pain or pelvic girdle pain.

Back pain : Hypopressive Method to treat back pain & pelvic pain safely

Home visit & physiotherapy practice treatment London

hypopressive-back-pain-mummys-physio-londonHypopressive Method relieves back pain. Most people suffering from back pain should not perform traditional abdominal exercises; it puts an unwanted toxic pressure on the spine.

Because the method strengthens the abdominal wall without putting hurtful pressure on the spine, it is a far better option for anybody suffering from chronic back pain.

To read more about hypopressive gymnastics click here

We are covered by most health insurances and are Bupa recognised and axa ppp recognised

For home visit physiotherapy & osteopathy in London, Belgravia, Moorgate and Clapham:

0207 125 0262 / 0782 455 3765

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