Women’s Health Physiotherapists are experienced and highly trained physiotherapists who have a special interest in musculoskeletal issues associated with pregnancy, birth, post-partum, breastfeeding and menopause. They also attend to pelvic floor muscle issues and pelvic pain.
Women’s Health Physiotherapists have skills in the assessment and treatment of pelvic floor function and dysfunction. The life-stages and changes experienced by women can have a wideranging impact on their bodies and Women’s Health Physiotherapists are trained to understand this.
An evidence-based approach ensures up-to-date research is used to choose the most effective treatment techniques for you. Pelvic issues (for men and women) can be a sensitive topic and many people take a long time to seek treatment, but help is available! You can expect a thorough and complete pelvic assessment, diagnosis and explanation of your pelvic issue and a management and treatment plan that you can be actively involved in to improve your pelvic health concern.
A womens Health physiotherapist can help with the following conditions.
Pregnancy and postpartum:
- Pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain (PRPGP or Pelvic Instability)
- Pregnancy-related back or neck pain
- Birth related injuries
- Coccyx pain and injury Abdominal muscle separation (DRAM)
- Rib pain Hip pain (Femoro-acetabular impingement, FAI)
- Carpal tunnel and wrist pain
- Mastitis and blocked ducts
- Return to sport and exercise after childbirth
- Genito-pelvic pain disorder (vaginismus)
- Sexual pain
- Overactive (tight) pelvic floor muscles
- Pudendal neuralgia
- Pelvic muscle pain / spasm
- Pain associated with Endometriosis
- Weak pelvic floor muscles
- Urinary incontinence
- Faecal incontinence
- Surgery – prolapse, continence sling, hysterectomy or prostatectomy
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