Category Archive for "Glow Physio"

4 Life Lessons I’ve learned as a Working Mum

Some of you will know that I started GLOW Physio with a 4 month old breastfeeding bub and a 2 year old… Maybe it was hormone-driven motivation, or maybe just sleep-deprived craziness, but I figured there was no time like

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3 tips for a better breastfeeding position

I know a lot of money can be spent on really fancy feeding chairs by new mums or mums to be. You’re going to spend a lot of time in it, it might as well be a good one, right?

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Should you be able to touch your toes?

Touching your toes is often seen as some sort of reflection of how athletic / fit / sporty you are. I’ve noticed people are either very proud when they can touch their toes, or they seem a little embarrassed when they

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My 3 favourite things about being a mobile physio

I have now been working as a mobile physio for almost a year and a half. This has come after 10 years of working in private practice in the setting that most of you are familiar. It was all I

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How long does it take to strengthen my muscles?

When I am helping someone to recover from an injury or to improve their strength, I am often asked “how long will it take for my strength to improve”? The answer to this question depends largely on why (and whether)

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3 reasons you didn’t like Pilates (and why you should give it another go!)

Word is well and truly out that Pilates is good for us. It offers so many benefits, from improved strength & flexibility to enhanced coordination, body awareness and posture. So why isn’t everyone doing it? Well sometimes just knowing something is good

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Which mattress should I buy?

This is one of those questions I am asked a lot! You might remember I gave my top tips for choosing the right pillow here, but picking the right mattress can seem even more daunting. This is because they are

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Why am I dizzy?

One of my toddler’s favourite things to do at the moment is to spin around and around until he makes himself dizzy. It always make me a bit uncomfortable, mostly because I’m worried he’ll hurt himself in the aftermath, but

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Wrist Pain in New Mums

Being a new mum brings with it many challenges: recovering from a birth, sleep depravation and finding a ‘balance’ are just a few! Why not throw a bit of wrist pain into the mix?  ’Baby wrist’ is something I’m seeing

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Truth bomb: We don’t always know what is causing your pain!

When you have pain or discomfort, it is perfectly natural to seek answers. You might see your choice of health professional and ask: ’What is wrong with me? Why has this happened? How can I fix it?’. This is because

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