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SPD During Pregnancy – Our 5 Tips!

SPD During Pregnancy – Our 5 Tips!

Throughout your pregnancy or after birth, you may have experienced SPD aka Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction – A common disorder of the pelvis caused by the body’s inability to adapt to the stretching and loosening of ligaments caused by a hormone which is ultimately designed to support your baby’s gentle growth.

However, some women face difficulty when the joints in the pelvis move unevenly or there has been a change in the way the pelvic joint functions during pregnancy, triggering which experts believe more than 25% of women suffer with, though many remain undiagnosed, SPD.… Read more

Posted on February 5, 2019

Preparing Your Pelvis for Birth with Osteopathy

Preparing Your Pelvis for Birth with Osteopathy A great preparation for birth is to ensure your pelvis is well aligned and there are no restrictions that may possibly complicate the position of the baby or the birth itself.
Posted on December 1, 2017

What posture Type Are You?

When looking deeply into scientific studies, it is clear that there is no consensus definition of posture or ‘good’ posture for that matter.

My main interest is to teach you to decrease stressful loads on the body. Observation is the first step. I like to observe your natural position and your movement patterns. This helps me to understand what postural issue, if any, might be a factor in your presenting symptoms.… Read more

Posted on April 5, 2016

How Can Osteopathy Help?

How Can Osteopathy Help?

Our resident Osteopath Jonathan Wills (M.Ost ND DO) is one of the few osteopaths in Ireland with a Masters in Osteopathic Medicine.

He studied at the world-renowned British College of Osteopathic Medicine which takes a naturopathic, whole-body approach to osteopathy.

What is Osteopathy?

Osteopathy is a primary health care system (this is a health care services that is provided outside of a hospital) complementary to other medical practices. It is suitable for almost anyone and can contribute to the treatment and management of a wide range of conditions such as back pain and postural problems including changes due to pregnancy, issues caused by driving or work strain, the pain of arthritis and sports injuries. … Read more

Posted on March 14, 2016