Tracey Matthews Physiotherapist: My own experience with childbirth and why I became a Women's Health specialist

17th July 2019

Written by: Tracey Matthews, MSK and Women's Health Physiotherapist

I have always loved sport and competition and the feeling of being strong and fit. Rowing was my early passion and I was lucky enough to row for Great Britain and England. I later discovered the amazing benefits of Crossfit, which took my fitness levels to new heights and lead me to compete in England’s Strongest Woman competition! I won a silver medal for my efforts! So, as you can imagine being strong and fit is a big part of who I am.

Meet your menopause experts

15th April 2019

Women are now living 40% of their lives beyond the menopause, lucky for you, it is the best time to be menopausal. In the last 5 years there has been a great momentum with frank & honest resources now widely available and more and more healthcare professionals and fitness professionals taking a real interest and understanding the menopause better.

Smear Tests: What to expect at your appointment

25th March 2019
It's a fact, cervical cancer can be prevented in the majority of cases. (Public Health England) It is a worrying statistic that 1.28 million women did not respond to their invitation for a smear test. Women have given different reasons why they did not attend, ranging from embarrassment, to being too busy or worried about it being painful. Cervical screening in the UK saves 5000 lives every year and it has proven to be a very successful prevention program.

Pelvic Floor - A Complete Guide

21st January 2019

Video: Sophie Vohralik (Women's Health Physio)

The words 'Pelvic Floor' are thrown around so much in our daily lives now, especially if you're a woman who is pregnant or just given birth, and yet there are still so many women out there who have very little understanding of this muscle group. We have taken some time out to sit down with specialist Women's Health Physio Sophie Vohralik, to discuss this area in more depth. 

Women's Health - Your Questions Answered

19th November 2018

What is a WH specialist and how are they different from a ‘normal’ physiotherapist?

Menopause & How To Regulate your Diet

17th September 2018

Guest Blog: Written by Jackie Lynch (Well Well Well, Nutritional Therapy)

The Menopause & Getting Your 'Ducks in A Row'

17th September 2018

Written by: Christien Bird, Women's Health Physiotherapist

For years, menopause has been the subject of rumor and myth however thankfully, attitudes towards menopause are changing for the better.

Post Natal Recovery - Our Top Tips

20th August 2018

Top tips for Post-Natal Recovery

Here at the clinic, we normally advise new mums to come and see one of the team for a Post Natal MOT around 6 weeks after giving birth. This gives your body the chance to settle down following delivery and will make our sessions a little more comfortable for you however, if you are worried about anything we are happy to see you sooner.

Your 8-Step Plan to Labour

23rd July 2018

If you think of preparation for labour as a recipe, as Women’s Health therapists we would like to add some ingredients. Good preparation is key and we hope the following advice will help with your prenatal care. We’ve also added a couple of tips for birth and beyond.

Guest Blog: Baz Moffatt - Pre Natal Women's Health Checks

23rd July 2018

I’m Baz, a Mum of two boys, aged 2.5 and 4.  Four years ago I knew nothing about Women’s Health Physios (WHP) and now I honestly feel they could be my specialist topic on Mastermind!  I’m also a PT in Wandsworth and work with around 50 clients each week, who all want to get a stronger pelvic floor and core.  So personally and professionally I get it.  I understand what it feels like to be worried about or disconnected from your body.

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