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Keeping fit whilst injured!

Posted by Kim Saha on Tuesday, August 14, 2018, In : Post-op advice 

What does a Physio and Fintness Instructor do when she gets Injured? 


So when I fell down the stairs and twisted my foot underneath me I was devistated. I had 3 kids to get to school, a jam packed day of  Pilates classes, HiiT classes, Physio appointments, home chores, relatives staying and more!


The first things that went through my head were those people who walk around on a broken foot and then later find it’s complicated things them doing so. I quickly realised I had way too much on t...


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Flexibility and Strength after Abdominal Surgery (including C-section)

Posted by Kim Saha on Sunday, April 24, 2016, In : Post-op advice 
After being cut open through the lower abdomen - whether it is to insert a new kidney (yes! a kidney transplant is housed in the pelvis!) or a more common c-section... the lower abdominals will be cut through. This will mean that no matter how long you wait those muscles will not 'come back to life' naturally. You will need to work on them. 

Initially you will need to convince the muscles to switch back on. The body has a frustrating habit / mechanism of switching off stability muscles specifi...
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