The Pelvic Floor During Pregnancy Women gain an average of 2 stone (12-13kg) in weight during pregnancy. Therefore, during pregnancy, your muscles have to work harder than usual. Your posture also changes and adapts during pregnancy. Regular post-natal exercises will help to regain your fitness and muscle tone/strength and help you regain your posture. The…

Top Tips For Sex After Birth & Pregnancy Returning to sexual intercourse after giving birth often creates a lot of anxiety for many woman. Your baby is up often during the night meaning you are exhausted, your body hasn’t returned to it’s pre-pregnancy state and either you might have had some perineal stitches from a vaginal birth or…

Here at PhysioActive we are pleased to announce the addition of Tamara Gerdis (Physiotherapist B.Sc, Women’s Health) to our dedicated Women’s Health team. Tamara graduated with a Bachelor of Science Physiotherapy Degree from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, in 1999. After working as a general physiotherapist for the NHS in London for over 3 years, Tamara began…