Pelvic Health Registered Physiotherapy

Benefits of Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

Pelvic Health Physiotherapy offers numerous benefits, including:

  • Pain Relief: Effective techniques to alleviate pelvic floor and girdle pain.
  • Improved Pelvic Function: Enhancing the strength and flexibility of pelvic muscles.
  • Better Bladder and Bowel Control: Addressing issues of urgency and incontinence.
  • Prenatal and Postnatal Support: Assisting in preparation for labor and recovery postpartum.
  • Scar Management: Ensuring proper healing and reducing discomfort after cesarean births.
  • Overall Well-being: Promoting a healthier, more comfortable pregnancy and postpartum experience.

Conditions We Treat

Our Pelvic Health Physiotherapy addresses a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Pelvic Floor Pain: Managing pain related to intercourse, bladder, and bowel functions.
  • Pelvic Girdle and Lower Back Pain: Relieving discomfort during pregnancy.
  • Urinary and Bowel Urgency and Incontinence: Improving control and reducing urgency.
  • Pelvic Prolapse Discomfort: Alleviating symptoms associated with prolapse.
  • Labor Preparation: Preparing the pelvic floor for delivery.
  • Post-Labor Recovery: Supporting recovery after labor and cesarean births, including scar management and core strengthening.
  • Constipation and Strain: Providing relief and improving bowel function.

Pre and Postnatal Physiotherapy

Pre and postnatal physiotherapy is a specialized service for women experiencing difficulties during pregnancy or postpartum. This includes managing back, hip, and pelvic pain during pregnancy and addressing post-delivery issues.

  • Prenatal Physiotherapy: Preparing the pelvic floor for delivery by relaxing muscles and stretching perineal tissues to minimize tearing during childbirth. Improving prenatal fitness contributes to a healthier pregnancy and delivery.
  • Postnatal Physiotherapy: Assessing pelvic floor muscles at the six-week mark post-delivery to evaluate healing and endurance. For cesarean births, a scar assessment ensures proper healing, with exercises and stretches to strengthen the core and improve scar healing.

Common Conditions Treated

Some of the common conditions we treat include:

  • Diastasis Recti: Addressing the separation of abdominal muscles.
  • SI Joint Pain: Relieving pain in the sacroiliac joints.
  • Pelvic Pain: Managing various types of pelvic discomfort.
  • Lower Back Pain: Providing relief for back pain related to pregnancy and postpartum.
  • Incontinence: Improving bladder and bowel control.

Personalized Treatment Plans

Our Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist will work closely with you to develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. This may include a combination of manual therapy, exercises, and education to ensure you receive the most effective care.

Book Your Appointment

If you are experiencing pelvic health issues or need support during or after pregnancy, contact Physio IT today to book an appointment with our Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist. Let us help you achieve optimal pelvic health and overall well-being.

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