Recent Posts



Pregnancy, Abdominals Muscles and, Diastasis Recti

Amy, our Head of Physiotherapy is an expert on Read her last blog about the Diastasis! Are you wondering if you should or shouldn't be training your abdominal muscles after having a baby? Have you had a baby and fed up with still having a ‘baby tummy’, a ‘pouch’ or just that feeling that your abdominals just aren’t getting stronger? You might feel you always look bloated, or even still about 4 months pregnant. Or perhaps you are suffering with low back pain following pregnancy - have you had your abdominal muscles checked by a Women’s Health Physiotherapist? This is a common feeling. So why does the tummy sometimes look different pos

Migraine Treatment

If you suffer from headaches, you’re not alone. It is estimated by the Migraine Research Foundation that 12% of the population suffer from migraines. Globally, it is thought that approximately 90% of migraine suffers cannot function or work when they have a migraine. Therefore this amounts to a loss of productivity in the workplace and a global economic loss. People with migraine headaches are also said to suffer additional challenges in their personal lives. Due to disabling pain, they may be short-tempered, emotional or unable to fulfil their role within the family. Can physiotherapy help migraines? Yes. The first step is to try to establish whether you are suffering from a migraine, a ten

5 minutes with Amy

Inner Seed published a beautiful article about our Managing Director and Head Physiotherapist, Amy Gilbert. You can read the article here!

Diastasis Treatment

Until recently searching for diastasis treatment in Abu Dhabi was challenging. At perfect balance all our therapists are qualified in assessment and treatment of diastasis. What is diastasis? Diastasis, or diastasis recti, is the separation of the left and right recti (abdominal) muscles. The left and right rectus attach along the vertical midline via the linea alba (connective tissue). The linea alba runs from the base of the breast bone to the top of the pubis. Separation can occur anywhere along this line. The separation usually occurs during pregnancy. To minimize the chances of developing a large diastasis, avoid lifting heavy things. This varies from individual to individual, but for m