There are always extremes in life – a dancer standing on one leg as they turn, an acrobat walking across a tight rope, a child playing hop scotch, a Yogi posing like a crow for minutes at a time. But what about everyone else? Many people in life just STOP balancing. Once your past playground … Continue reading When did you last stand on one leg?
Over the course of pregnancy the body experiences many changes, the most obvious of these is the physical change in the shape of women’s bodies. This is due to the pregnancy hormone Relaxin, which allows ligaments to ‘relax’, creating physical changes for the fetus to grow. As the body adjusts to pregnancy women can often … Continue reading Ante and post natal core strengthening and clinical Pilates. Why is it important?
Dark nights make me want to head to the sofa, I’m one of those people who feel like hibernating as the nights draw in. In many ways our natural instinct is to hibernate, to draw the curtains and sit down a little bit earlier on the sofa. The medical term is circadian rhythm when we … Continue reading Winter nights, hibernation, aches and pains.
Low back and pelvic girdle pain will effect 50-70% of women during pregnancy ( https://pogp.csp.org.uk/system/files/pogp-pgppros_1.pdf rg.uk). This video goes through the causes of low back and pelvic pain and some simple hints and tips to help reduce pain. Continue reading Low back and pelvic pain during pregnancy.
Summer holiday blues. “I feel so much better after my holiday”. This is something I hear a lot from my patients. There are many reasons for this, which can include time to rest, a break from your day to day routine, more help from a partner or family member and catching up on much needed … Continue reading “I feel so much better after my holiday”.
Welcome to Borehamwood Physio. I have been working as a physiotherapist since 2001 in both NHS and private practice. In February 2019 I set up my new venture and in February 2019 I opened my first clinic. As a physiotherapist I am keen to get to the root cause of any problem. I am passionate … Continue reading WELCOME TO BOREHAMWOOD PHYSIO