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How to avoid pelvic girdle pain in your next pregnancy?

How to avoid pelvic girdle pain in your next pregnancy?

By Rosie Piercy | March 22, 2019

Did you experience the pain of SPD during your last pregnancy and are now considering another pregnancy? You may be wondering if there are ways to prevent you having PGP/SPD again. The  suggestions I’m giving you come more from my personal experience and then from evidence-based research. Unfortunately there is not a lot of research…

Reoccurring injury? Could your feet be the problem?

Reoccurring injury? Could your feet be the problem?

By Rosie Piercy | March 20, 2019

If you have started to get out and about more, or returned to your favourite sport and started to remember that one of the reasons why you gave it up in the first place was that niggling injury that never fully went away? If you are having recurrent injuries then often one factor that is…

Relief for Headaches and Migraines

Can Chiropractic Care help Headaches and Migraines?

By Rosie Piercy | September 13, 2018

Can Chiropractic Care help with Headaches and Migraines? Headaches and Migraines can be difficult things to live with and treat. They have many different causes and can affect different people in different ways. Some of us will barely have headaches, only suffering the occasional tension headache after a long stressful day at work (or perhaps…

Treatments that helped my pelvic girdle pain (PGP)

Treatments that helped my pelvic girdle pain (PGP)

By Rosie Piercy | June 4, 2018

I am a chiropractor and this is my personal story of the treatments that helped my pelvic girdle pain (PGP/SPD). As a chiropractor I had treated many women for PGP/SPD. But when I suffered with it when I was pregnant I gained a whole new understanding of it. As well as the need to have…

How To Find a Chiropractor Near You

How To Find a Chiropractor Near You

By Rosie Piercy | May 21, 2018

Trying to find a chiropractor near you? If you are trying to find a chiropractor near you then may well be in pain and looking for a solution for a back injury you suffered last week. For relief from a headache that you have just realised is always there. Or you perhaps you have moved…

Purchasing the correct Bra

Why you should wear the right sized bra

By Rosie Piercy | April 30, 2018

Why you should wear the right sized bra. Now ladies, this one is for you. Are you wearing the right sized bra for you? Not many of us would instantly think of bras as the cause of our back pain. The culprits we often think of are poor posture, sitting at desks and carrying heavy…

7 Ways to Avoid Golfing Injuries

7 Ways to Avoid Golfing Injuries

By Rosie Piercy | April 23, 2018

I would like to share my 7 Ways to Avoid Golfing Injuries! Golfing injuries are relatively common with one study showing that almost 20%3 of golfers have experienced an injury in the past year. The most common injury areas are the back (25 %)3 with other injuries occurring in the non-dominant shoulder, elbows and wrist 1,2,3,4. But what…

Babies, Toddlers and Back Pain

By Rosie Piercy | April 2, 2018

Babies, Toddlers and Back Pain. Babies, toddlers and back pain. It’s not something that you would think go together but often they do. Caring for babies and young children can be hard work – especially for your back. The constant lifting, carrying and bending involved can play havoc with your back. This applies not only…

10 Ways To Stay Healthy This Christmas

By Rosie Piercy | December 18, 2017

Christmas is nearly upon us, the time of year where being healthy can be a challenge! There are lots of lovely but unhealthy foods on offer, long trips in the car and generally more time sitting around inside – and that is before we bring in the stress of getting ready for the ‘big day’!…

6 reasons why you should get orthotics and which ones you should choose

By Rosie Piercy | July 3, 2017

Six reasons why you should get orthotics. In this blog we will be discussing the 6 reasons why you should get orthotics. We will then go on to talk about which orthotic you should choose. But before we do this I thought it would be good to go through what orthotics are. Orthotics are insoles…