As a specialist in Pelvic girdle pain, women’s and men’s health I have had many years’ experience of diagnosing and treating complex disorders, including incontinence, SPD and dyspareunia . I am sensitive to the fact that these types of problems can have adverse and wide spread effects on an individual and their family/partner and aim to make the consultation and treatment process as comfortable as possible.
How can I help?
Dyspareunia is painful intercourse. Many women experience it. Physiotherapy for the pelvic floor can help and I have over 20 years’ experience helping women with problems with their pelvic floor muscles.
Problems may be caused by injury during childbirth / surgery / endometriosis. Sometimes the muscles stop working as they should. Psychosocial factors may play a part.
Everyone is different and I take the time to get to the problems that can be treated to improve each patient’s difficulty.
I treat men as well as women whose problems with sex, achieving and maintaining an erection can also be helped with pelvic floor exercises.
Surgery on and around the pelvis, for both men and women, often has the side effect of damaging the pelvic floor. Physiotherapy for the pelvic floor can improve symptoms.
I have previously worked at the specialist spinal rehab unit at Oswestry and locations in Birmingham and Sandwell. I have over 20 years’ experience working with patients with pelvic floor dysfunction. Problems include stress incontinence, pelvic pain and dyspareunia (painful intercourse).
I attended both University of Aberdeen and the University of Wolverhampton where I became Chartered Physiotherapist and an independent prescriber of medication.
Hobbies and Interests:
I am passionate about golf and not only play but manage a golf club in my spare time. I also enjoy gardening and outdoor activities.