Women’s Health

Pregnancy Massage

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In this blog we will highlight some of the main ways pregnancy massage at Wandsworth Town Osteopathy can help with the most common physical complaints during pregnancy.  Massage helps increase circulation and lymph drainage, as well as importantly helping aid iron uptake. Iron deficiency is a common problem during pregnancy due to the increase in…

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Ice or Heat?

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We always get asked at Wandsworth Town Osteopathy: should I use ice or heat to reduce my pain and aid my recovery? The general rule is to use ice for the initial days immediately following an injury. This is called the acute phase. Ice is useful in reducing swelling and inflammation in the acute phase…

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Webster’s Technique & Pregnancy

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Webster’s Technique is a specialist manoeuvre which aims to enable the baby to revert back to an optimal birthing position if breached. Webster’s Technique works through a very gentle series of articulations, originating from chiropractic adjustments of the sacrum and sacroiliac joints along with direct release of the round ligaments. The round ligaments job is…

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