Reading and Tilehurst's Physiotherapy, Spinal, Sports and Pelvic Specialists

 

Tilehurst Clinic4 Chapel Hill, RG31 5DG
Reading Clinic Sports Park, University of Reading, RG6 6UR

 

0118 9310053

(phone and online services available 24/7)

email: info@corebodyclinic.co.uk

 

 

Women's Health and Pelvic Therapy in Reading

Welcome to Claire! 

   Prolapse    Incontinence    Pain during Sex    Pregnancy    Difficult Labour    Post Gynaecological Surgery

We have a new Physiotherapist joining our Tilehurst Clinic - Welcome to MSK and Specialist Womens Health and Pelvic Physio, Claire Stevens.  Claire, who has a post graduate certification in Womens Health Physiotherapy (POGP) joins our female pelvic health therapy team along with Sports Therapist, Rachel, who works at the Reading site.  Both clinicians provide a service for treating women suffering from pelvic girdle dysfunction, pain during intercourse, post surgery and have interst in the athletic pelvic floor.  Rachel and Claire can treat using trgger point therapy or pelvic massage.  Their unique skill set allows them to look at patients in a holistic manner with assessment of both the pelvis and the musculoskeletal system. 

Women's health is a branch of healthcare treating problems affecting the pelvic girdle.  It is very specialised because of the unique nature of the various problmes affecting the structures inside the pelvis, and the highly sensitive parameters for discussion relating to the bladder, bowel and sexual organs.

sshhhhhh! Dont tell anyone and dont laugh too hard, but 1 in three Women are affected!

 

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Prostatitis and CPPS

Chronic Prostatitis or Chronic Pelvic Pain Syndome (CPPS) are often considered Synonymous where pain in the pelvis is of a persistent nature and at Core Body Clinic in Reading, Berkshire we see a large number of men who have been suffering for a very long time.   In Prostatitis, there is often as an infection affecting the prostate gland.  However, only about 5-10% are actually bacteria related with the vast majority related to inflammation or non-specific pain syndromes. Prostatitis can affect all men at any age and accounts for about ¼ of all pelvic pain conditions, genital or urinary conditions in young to middle aged men.  Where pain persists after a period of time and after medicine has failed to resolve pain, CPPS or Chronic Prostatitis is a diagnosis assigned.  

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