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Physiotherapy for Endometriosis

While there is currently no cure for endometriosis, there are a few things you can do to help manage your symptoms and improve you are quality of life. Proper diagnosis is the first step, this may result in surgery to remove any endometrial cells. Apart from surgery, you can try to change your diet, get regular acupuncture and use other pain-relieving treatments. But did you know that physiotherapy can help with endometriosis related pain and discomfort? Here are 5 ways it may help: • Due to the pain of endometriosis, many sufferers end up bed or couch bound for a period of time each month. This leads to tight muscles in the...

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Endometriosis Awareness Month

Sandra Sapio, Acupuncturist and Naturopath March is Endometriosis Awareness Month and takes place across the globe. The aim is to bring awareness to a condition which can be extremely debilitating for women both physically and emotionally. In the 15 years of practice, I have seen and supported hundreds of women who have struggled with varying degrees of diagnosed Endometriosis. Some discovering endometriosis through their fertility journey while others have had the condition from their late teens or early twenties. Many have searched for natural treatment methods for pain management to support them alongside western medical approaches. With so much information available, there’s always so many questions and concerned still raised about...