labour and childbirth

SPD Treatment

  SPD (Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction) or PPGP (Pregnancy-related Pelvic Girdle Pain) is severe pelvic pain which results from excess levels of relaxin softening your pelvic ligaments in preparation for labour and childbirth. Treatment methods for SPD include: Physiotheraphy Exercise (as recommended by your physiotherapist) Acupuncture (by a qualified professional) Osteopathy and chiropractic treatment (by a […]

SPD risk factors

SPD (Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction) or PPGP (Pregnancy-related Pelvic Girdle Pain) is severe pelvic pain which results from excess levels of relaxin softening your pelvic ligaments in preparation for labour and childbirth. You have an increased risk of developing SPD if: You began menstruating before you were 11 years old. You’re overweight. You suffered from SPD […]

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