Supporting you with information about Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP)

The Pelvic Partnership provides women and healthcare professionals with information about best practice for the treatment and management of pregnancy-related PGP, and to enable and empower women to access the right treatment. We have packed our website with information about PGP, so please do have a read, and use and share this resource.

Learn more about PGP and what to expect from treatment in the videos below. 

What is PGP?

PGP is a biomechanical pelvic joint problem, previously known as Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD).  PGP affects 1 in 5 pregnant women and symptoms can occur at any stage during or following pregnancy. PGP causes pain and stiffness in the pelvic joints, and difficulty walking, climbing stairs and turning in bed. 

Please remember, #pgpistreatable with hands-on manual therapy, such as physiotherapy, osteopathy and chiropractic. Manual therapy is encouraged at any stage or pregnancy or postpartum.

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> PGP is treatable!


Join us and help us support you

Donate to the Pelvic Partnership and automatically become a valued member,  helping us continue our important work in providing information and support to women experiencing PGP, their families and carers. Your donation will also help us work with healthcare professionals to raise awareness about PGP and spread the word that #pgpistreatable.

Our valued members will receive our regular e-newsletter, be encouraged to volunteer and participate in our important work and have voting rights at our annual AGM. 

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The Pelvic Partnership consists of volunteers who have had Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP) and wish to support other women. We aim to pass on information based on both research and the experience of other women with PGP. We are not medical professionals and cannot offer medical advice and the information we provide should not take the place of advice and guidance from your own health-care providers. Material on this site is provided for information and support purposes only.

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