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Practical advice on managing Pelvic Girdle Pain
If you are finding it difficult to cope with day to day activities of daily living it can be extremely helpful to have an assessment by an Occupational Therapist who will assess your home and devise ways in which to make everyday activities as easy as possible for you.
The advice given will depend on your individual circumstances but the following may be useful:
For Bathing and Toileting
Equipment may be loaned from the OT Department, Red Cross or purchased from a specialist retailer or local chemists shop who often have catalogues of equipment available for purchase.
Unfortunately in many areas there can be a huge demand on the services of an Occupational Therapisy and consequently long waiting times for treatment. It may be a good idea to ask to speak to someone from the Occupational Therapy department on the phone as a first step to explain your situation, if you are having difficulties accessing help.