NEWS UPDATE: wcpt conference 2017
Gerard has been invited to participate in the 1st Focused Symposium on Men's Health Physiotherapy at WCPT2017 in Cape Town.
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our expertise:
PREGNANCY, POST-NATAL AND WOMEN'S HEALTH PHYSIOTHERAPY

Q:
HOW CAN YOUR PREGNANCY, POST-NATAL AND WOMEN'S HEALTH PROGRAMME HELP ME?
A:
Fiona, Gerard, Lisa and Sundeep lead our Specialist Pregnancy, Post Natal & Women’s Health Physiotherapy service. We are one of a few clinics in the West Midlands to offer this service. We frequently see patients from all over the UK.
what is specialist pregnancy, post natal & women’s health physiotherapy?
Barefoot Birmingham is one of the few West Midlands Physiotherapy clinics to offer a specialist Pregnancy, Post Natal & Women’s Health Physiotherapy service. Fiona Mitchell is one of the UK’s leading Physiotherapists in this area and also works with some of the international leading experts in this area including Marie Elliot. Barefoot is also one of the only Physiotherapy clinics in the UK to run internationally recognised Physiotherapy courses in this specialist area. Lisa is one of the UK’s most specialised pelvic health physios with expertise from Women’s health to Paediatric pelvic health. Sundeep combines her clinic work with being an experienced Physiotherapy lecturer and researcher in Leicester University. Gerard teaches on Pelvic health courses with Dr Ruth Jones and Maria Elliot.

what do specialist pregnancy physiotherapists do?
The answer is, they can do a lot! Check out our blog to see in detail what Fiona does:
link to womens health blog

can i have treatment even though i’m pregnant?
Yes, we see a lot of women in the clinic and we get really great results with them. Treatment consists of very gentle joint techniques around your pelvis and spine, gentle soft tissue techniques to relax some of the muscles in spasm, specialist taping to give you more confidence in moving and reduce some of the apprehension, specialist pregnancy exercises that are safe to do. More importantly we will explain in detail what is going on and what you can do to help at home. Sleep can be a big problem for women with pelvic girdle pain and we spend a lot of time sorting this out with you. Everything is a bit better when we get some sleep especially when there is a new baby on the way!

i've heard about it but what is the mummy m.o.t.
The Mummy MOT is a 6 week physio led check focusing on: Fiona and Sundeep have developed a great reputation in The West Midlands for their Mummy MOT which gives the women they work with the confidence to return to their normal activities, look after their baby and return to optimum health, activity and function. It gives the busy new mum an opportunity to prioritise her health and body also, and a chance to ask those burning questions... Make time for yourself even though it's difficult. Fiona and Sundeep also work closely with Maria Elliot (Harley St Physio) who designed the Mummy MOT. Gerard also runs a lot of joint events with Maria, so she is a regular visitor to Barefoot.