Category: Women Health

8 Facts About Coccydynia(Tail Bone Pain)

8 Facts About Coccydynia(Tail Bone Pain)

The tailbone, a triangular bone located at the end of the spine, is medically known as the Coccyx. Coccydynia is usually felt as a localized dull and achy pain in and around the tail bone. 2. Coccydynia worsens with sitting, leaning back while seated, or when moving from a sitting to a standing position as … Continue reading 8 Facts About Coccydynia(Tail Bone Pain)

Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction Exercises

Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction Exercises

Pubic Symphysis joint holds the pelvic bones together and is strengthened by ligaments and muscles. Symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD) occurs when the joint becomes relatively mobile which leads to allow instability in the pelvic girdle. It is common in pregnancy due to increased pelvic load, laxity of ligaments under the influence of hormonal changes, and … Continue reading Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction Exercises

Osteoporosis and Exercise

Osteoporosis and Exercise

Osteoporosis  means “porous bones.” Osteoporosis is a systemic skeletal disease characterized by the loss of the normal density of bone and micro architectural deterioration of bone tissue leading to weak and brittle bones and increased risk of fracture. Osteoporosis is one of the most common disease conditions affecting older people especially women. Any bone can be … Continue reading Osteoporosis and Exercise

7 Exercises for Menstrual cramps and Period pain

7 Exercises for Menstrual cramps and Period pain

Menstrual Cramps and period pains are very common and annoying. The primary cause for this is the prostaglandins(a lipid compound with hormone like effects)which is released in the body during menstruation to help uterus contract. Prostaglandin is necessary for uterus to contract and shed its lining but when these prostaglandins level are in excess, they … Continue reading 7 Exercises for Menstrual cramps and Period pain

Top 8 Pelvic Floor Exercises

Photo by Li Sun on Pexels.com Pelvic floor muscle strengthening is very important. It has amazing benefits. Following are the top 8 pelvic floor exercises which are easy to do and are beneficial. KEGELS- Squeeze the pelvic muscles as if trying to stop urine flow. The feeling is one of ‘squeeze and lift’. Hold it … Continue reading Top 8 Pelvic Floor Exercises

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction is a less talked about topic because people find it difficult to talk about it and don't know whom to talk to. The results are that pelvic floor dysfunction is underreported. But it's an important aspect that needs to be understood and talked about clearly. It affects numerous people and is more … Continue reading Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

10 Easy Postnatal/Post Pregnancy Exercises

10 Easy Postnatal/Post Pregnancy Exercises

Post Natal exercises helps in restoring muscle strength, conditioning of the abdominal muscles, boost your energy levels, promote better sleep and prevents postpartum depression. The main focus of post natal exercises is on strengthening of weak muscles which mainly includes 1. Pelvic floor muscles2. Abdominals and back muscles Pelvic floor musclesStrengthening of pelvic floor muscles is … Continue reading 10 Easy Postnatal/Post Pregnancy Exercises

6 Safe and simple exercises during pregnancy

6 Safe and simple exercises during pregnancy

Regular exercise during pregnancy is extremely beneficial as exercise leads to potentially easier pregnancy and labour, improves cardiovascular fitness, decrease risk of gestational diabetes and promotes faster recovery from labour. It also helps in prevention of low back pain during pregnancy. It also counteracts the postpartum depression. Precautions to be taken care off- Avoid any … Continue reading 6 Safe and simple exercises during pregnancy