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Abdominal Separation: What is Diastasis Recti?

Whether you’re pregnant or already a mum, you may be wondering what diastasis recti is?   Also known as abdominal separation, diastasis recti occurs when the connective tissue in between the long abdominal muscles stretch – typically during pregnancy – and cause the abdominal muscles to separate.   The good news is, it’s quite common during pregnancy and by working…

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Women’s Health Physio Brisbane

When the time comes to visit a trusted women’s health physio Brisbane, the team of professionals at North West Physiotherapy are here to help.   We understand that a woman’s body experiences significant changes throughout life – from teenage years through to menopause and beyond.   Our qualified women’s health physiotherapists concentrate on strengthening pelvic floor muscles…

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Pelvic Floor Physio Brisbane

Weak pelvic floor muscles can lead to pelvic organ prolapse, lower back pain or incontinence, so if you’re experiencing any of these issues it might be time to make an appointment with a pelvic floor physio Brisbane. At North West Physio, a number of our therapists have specialised training in women’s health and will be…

Returning to Exercise - How to avoid injury after Coronavirus lockdown

Returning to Exercise: How to Avoid Injury After Coronavirus Lockdown

The latest blog from North West Physiotherapy looks at returning to exercise and how to avoid injury after coronavirus lockdown. For some people, the forced time at home may have led them to continue their fitness journey with at-home workouts. While others who exercise at gyms or attend group classes, may have been thrown by…