Endometriosis and Physiotherapy

March was Endometriosis Awareness Month. Endometriosis effects 1 in 10 women in Ireland and is one of the most commonly seen gynaecological diseases. However, it is poorly understood and not commonly spoken about. And certainly not…

Exercising as a mother

This week the Mummy MOT which is a postnatal assessment for all mothers at any stage following the pregnancy and birth of their baby is focusing on returning to exercise. There appears to be a huge…

Are you having problems with your scar?

This week the Mummy MOT which is a postnatal check-up for all mothers at any stage following the birth of their baby is going to focus on scars i.e. caesarean section (C-section) and episiotomy scars.  For…

Five reasons to keep walking

It is particularly hard to keep exercising as the days get shorter, colder and wetter in the winter months. It is free activity that in most cases can be done with relative ease. The benefits of…

The Mummy MOT and Pelvic Organ Prolapse

This week the Mummy MOT which is a postnatal check up for all women is going to have a look at pelvic organ prolapse.  Unfortunately, pelvic organ prolapse is more frequent after childbirth affecting one in…

The Mummy MOT talks about urinary incontinence

This week The Mummy MOT which is a postnatal check for all mothers after they have had a baby is looking at urinary incontinence AKA leaking urine. This could be happening when you cough, sneeze, lift…

What is the Mummy MOT?

What is the Mummy MOT? The Mummy MOT is an assessment for all postnatal mothers no matter how long it has been since you had your baby. It is a specialized postnatal examination for both vaginal…

Osteoporosis – do you have any risk factors?

Worldwide – one in three women and one in five men over the age of 50 years will suffer a fracture due to osteoporosis. Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and fragile so that they break…