Baby - first trimester of pregnancy

First trimester of pregnancy

Your first trimester is THE TIME to start thinking about BABY PREHAB! In your first trimester you might feel completely normal, completely dreadful, or somewhere in between. Managing fatigue and nausea (without letting on why) is not just…
Image of baby - help with fertility blog

Can physiotherapy help with fertility?

How can osteopathy, physiotherapy, massage and acupuncture help with fertility? At every stage of conception whether assisted or natural, the function of your, and your partner's, reproductive organs needs to be in good shape. Just like…
Fertility Issues - Part 1

Fertility issues and assisted conception

Fertility issues and assisted conception. It isn't always a walk in the park! Over 40? Thinking of getting pregnant? Worried you've left it too late..? Or do you have a gynaecological or endocrine condition that reduces fertility? Your health…
Assisted Birth and Paediatric Osteopathy

Assisted Birth and Paediatric Osteopathy

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If the delivery is taking too long, obstetricians will usually recommend an assisted birth, using ventouse or forceps to help deliver your baby.
Baby taking part in paediatric osteopathy

Can Birth Really Be Traumatic?

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Your baby’s body is still very soft during labour allowing them to adapt perfectly to the birth channel by moulding (bending and folding over on itself). In the days following delivery, your baby will naturally begin to ‘unfurl’, aided…
Massage for Pelvic Girdle Pain

Massage for pelvic girdle pain

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Using Massage to Manage Pelvic Girdle Pain July has been massage month and to finish off our third blog post in the series we would like to raise awareness about Pelvic girdle pain, or PGP (previously known as symphysis pubis dysfunction or…
Pregnancy massage

What is pregnancy massage?

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Pregnancy Massage Pregnancy body massage is a term that identifies any hands-on treatment during or soon after pregnancy. The changes that women's body encounters during pregnancy are mainly of two natures: biomechanical - to do with the…
Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy

Pelvic Girdle Pain in Pregnancy

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What is Pelvic Girdle Pain? Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) can be an extremely uncomfortable condition that causes acute (brief) or chronic (ongoing) pain in the buttocks, groin, lower back or pubic area. It used to be called SPD (or symphysis pubis…
Fertility massage

We have a New Treatment - Fertility Massage

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**New Treatment** Women’s Abdominal and Sacral Massage - also known as Fertility Massage At Kennington Osteopaths we pride ourselves in the vast range of regular and alternative treatments we offer. One such treatment is Abdominal and Sacral…
physiotherapy fr all the family

Physiotherapy for the Whole Family

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Here at Kennington Osteopaths and Physiotherapy we like to think of physiotherapy as a journey. No matter which stage of your life you are at, whether you are a young professional with no strings or a soon-to-be parent with a lot of worries,…