Maternity Physio

Csection

What should my C scar feel like?

What should my C scar feel like?

  Q: What should a scar feel like several weeks after a C section? A: “Its hard to know how a scar should feel after a C section, especially if you have never had surgery or an injury resulting in a scar before. Its hidden away under clothes and its easy to forget its there and its hard to compare your scar with other women who may have had a c section. I asked Cecile…

How to optimise healing after C section

Q: What can i do to my scar to allow it it to be optimum in the future? A: 1. Time. Allowing yourself adequate time to recover from a csection is a good idea. Remember it can take up to 12 weeks for healing to happen so before pushing things too soon. 2. Silicone strips. If your scar is raised, then trying a silicone strip (Available online) can help to flatten it out over time. 3.…

How to massage your C scar

How to massage your C scar

Q:How do i massage my scar at home? A: So, if you feel comfortable with the idea of massaging your scar. How and when should your start? I work alongside Cecile @Fix . have got Cecile is a soft tissue therapist @Fixlondon. Cecile has training and experience in scar massage/myofascial release and loves to help women post C section, o i have asked for her advice on this popular question! “The time frame is given…

C section and Sex

C section and Sex

Many women who come to see me in clinic will report that sex has been painful when they tried it again after having their c section (often when it had never been painful before being pregnant). So if this is you, rest assured it is a common one, but the good news is there are lots of things you can do to improve things. Why can sex be painful post C section? There is no…