A wakeup call

I've just had a wake up call. Ok, that might be a bit dramatic... A gentle nudge might be a bit more appropriate. I've just been on a call with Jane Pocock (mum of David Pocock), who I interviewed for my podcast). We chatted about soooo many things; I really can't...

The truth about abdominal diastasis

I was 28 when I fell pregnant with my first boy 👶 By this point, I’d been working as a physiotherapist for 6 years. I’d already worked with countless pregnent women. And I was terrified of developing abdominal separation (and prolapse- but I’ll save that for another...

Did I just accidentally start a podcast?

I don't know if I'm reading into things too much...but I think I just started a podcast Ok, there was definitely no professional equipment or extensive research involved... But I've had this pull for a while to interview other women. Specifically women who look like...

Stop blaming posture for your pain

Full disclosure - I used to ‘correct’ people’s posture all the time. I use to tell them they weren’t sitting properly or standing properly and that if they just tried harder, they would feel better. Now I know better, so I do better. Now I discuss posture with my 1:1...

I used to think walking didn’t count as exercise

 I see a lot of women in clinic who don’t count walking as exercise. It doesn’t even factor in for them when I ask them if they’re currently exercising. I get it. Once upon a time, I used to believe that walking didn’t make the cut as exercise either.It’s...

Why I love longer consultations

One of my favourite things about working in my own business is that I get to choose how long the consultations are 🙌 I think back to my early years in clinics, doing 20-30mins appointments back to back. Often I would even have two treatment rooms going at the same...

Self care at Christmas time

This time of year is funny isn’t it? Not haha funny. More like ‘hmm, interesting’ funny.As I saw in an instagram reel this week...“I’m just a mum wanting to give her kids the world, but not spoil them, but also make it magical, but also teach them what to actually...

3 Exercises I wish all women did daily

1. Connect to your Pelvic Floor Including: The sensation of squeeze, lift and holdThe sensation of full relaxation Building up areas of deficit: This might mean working onEndurance Power Coordination Relaxation... Depending on your needs 2. Diaphragmatic Breathing 360...

Seven reasons I love seeing new Mamas early

❌You don’t have to wait until 6 weeks after birth to see a physio❌You don’t have to wait until 6 weeks to start exercising❌ You don’t have to wait until 6 weeks to start rehab for your abdominal muscles In fact, there is SO MUCH we can help with in the first 6 weeks....

Plantar fasciitis toolkit 

Ever felt that sharp pain in your heel, especially during those first steps in the morning? 🦶 That might just be Plantar Fasciitis. ❌ Put that frozen water bottle away and stop all that stretching.Try these 5 exercises instead and see if they help! 1. Soft tissue...

Am I having a midlife crisis?

I’m turning 40 soon and I’m actually feeling fine about the number. I’ve never found milestone birthdays to be an emotional trigger for me. I mean, I am aware my body is ageing - I’m literally booked in for an eye exam today because I think reading glasses are just...