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OUR WOMEN'S AND PELVIC HEALTH PHYSIOTHERAPIST CAN TREAT

Pregnancy and post-natal concerns:

  • Pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain (sacroiliac joint and pubic symphysis)
  • Abdominal muscle separation (diastasis rectus abdominus)
  • thoracic pain or wrist pain related to breastfeeding or carrying your baby
  • Pelvic floor safe exercise advice

Bladder and bowel concerns:

  • Urinary incontinence
  • Overactive bladder
  • constipation

Pelvic organ prolapse symptoms

 women's health physiotherapy

WHAT CAN I EXPECT?

The first appointment involves documenting a history of your complaint, including how it affects your life and what your goals are. Then a physical examination is performed. This will be different for everyone depending on your main problem but can include:

  • assessment of posture and movement
  • assessment of abdominal muscles
  • external pelvic examination
  • internal examination (including assessment of pelvic floor muscle tone, activation and pelvic organ prolapse)

Throughout the examination your physiotherapist will explain the process and discuss the best treatment plan for you.

Treatment can include: 

  • Personalised pelvic floor re-training and strengthening program
  • Desensitisastion techniques to relieve pelvic pain and overactive pelvic floor muscles
  • Relaxation and breathing techniques
  • Instruction on toileting and personal or lifestyle habits
  • Progression of your program and application to daily activities
  • Manual therapy
  • General exercises
  • One on one pilates and group pilates classes

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Key Benefits of Women's Health Physiotherapy

After seeing our Women's Health Physiotherapist, you will:

 Have clear information on the problem you are experiencing
 Advice and education on how to help your condition
 Have a tailored exercise program to improve your problem
 Have an idea of the expected outcomes for your problem
 Regain confidence and control over your problem
 Improve self esteem

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