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Regaining my balance

After having a bad fall getting out of the shower, I've been really struggling to feel confident on my feet and regain my balance. I have been doing some physical therapy and getting some followup support from my medical team to help me regain my confidence. I want to be able to live as an independent person and not always be worrying about slipping and hurting myself again. This blog has some tips from other people who have recovered from serious injuries and falls, and regained their confidence in their balance. I hope it will help other people in their journey to regain their balance.

Understanding How Physiotherapy Can Help When Pregnant

17 May 2023
 Categories: Health & Medical , Blog

When you're pregnant, it's not uncommon to experience aches and pains and general discomfort, particularly in the later stages of your pregnancy. Your body goes through considerable changes including your centre of gravity changing as your bump grows, which can alter your posture and put strain on your back. Your body also begins releasing relaxin in preparation for labour. This is a hormone that loosens your ligaments. These changes can put pressure on your joints and muscles, but there are steps you can take to be as comfortable as possible while pregnant, such as getting enough rest, staying hydrated and doing gentle exercise regularly. Read More …