Any Mum Can
Any Mum Can
Mar 7, 2021
Play • 1 hr 6 min

Minal Gadhia is my expert guest this week, she is a women’s physio, specialising in pelvic health, diastasis recti rehab and much more.
She is an inspiring individual who has a passion to make a difference to women’s health and the quality of their life after issues have occurred in these areas of the body.

In this episode Minal shares:

  • Why the pelvic floor is part of a women’s crucial foundation.
  • Risk factors to having pelvic floor dysfunction, including menopause and why
  • ALL WOMEN need to be aware of and look after their pelvic floor.
  • How to correctly exercise pelvic floor
  • Explanation of the breath
  • How your pelvic floor works with breathe 
  • How stress impacts the pelvic floor 
  • How to self-test and be aware of your pelvic floor
  • Prolapse explained, what it is and the various types 
  • Running, exercise and pelvic floor guidance

About Minal Gadhia
She has over 20 years of experience as a chartered physiotherapist with a special interest in Women’s health. She helps women with pelvic health issues through all stages of life, supporting them to carry on doing the things they love to do. Now she mainly works in the private sector, based at the Nuffield Health, Leicester Hospital, where she has been for 18 years; and at a private practice in Northamptonshire (Corby). She has taken on specialist pelvic-health post-graduate training. She has a strong background in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and completed a Masters in Manual therapy in 2011. She's a registered with The Pelvic Partnership, which is a charity that supports women with pelvic girdle pain, and also a registered Mummy MOT practitioner providing post-natal assessments to new (and old) mums, helping them get back to feeling like themselves again after giving birth. Her training puts her in a unique position for treating women with pelvic health issues and allows her to provide a holistic and rounded care plan.

Connect with Minal

Useful links:
Pelvic Obstetric Gynaecological Physiotherapy Association:
Squeezy app:
Pelvic Partnership:
A charity supporting mums

Connect With The Host
My name is Versha Patel. I am a Lifestyle, Nutrition and Body Coach, devoted to helping women overcome obstacles to change their health, body and mindset towards themselves, gaining a healthier, stronger body inside and out. Teaching women & mothers to live and think differently as well as changing what they eat, how they move to lose excess weight and keep it off for good.
Inspiring women to choose themselves daily, to live an exceptionally happy healthy life in a body they love and deserve.   
Personal Facebook: @Versha Patel
Business Facebook Page: @BirthBeyondBody

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