Taking the sting out of Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP)
The main symptoms
Pelvic Girdle pain (formerly known as SPD - symphysis pubic dysfunction), affects 1 in 5 women at any stage of their pregnancy and is a mechanical issue, caused by a pelvic joint problem. PGP often causes pain and stiffness in joints and pain with turning in bed, standing, walking and using the stairs. PGP can have a significant emotional impact, and this is also addressed during your appointment with Penny.
How can we help?
PGP responds positively in most women to a mechanical approach, Penny is a Chiropractor and uses a gentle chiropractic technique to adjusting the pelvis and spine where needed. She is also a qualified Acupuncturist and can offer acupuncture alongside your chiropractic treatment to further relieve your pain. She will often also use massage treatment during your treatment. Penny has a wealth of experience and knowledge in this area, part of your treatment is advice and suggestions on how to manage your symptoms whilst working and going about your daily life.
You can book online from our website or call us on 617987 to make an appointment with Penny.
Cochrane Report on Pelvic Girdle Pain