Women’s Health Physiotherapy

What is Women’s Health Physiotherapy?

Women’s health physiotherapy involves management of conditions specifically affecting women during all life stages from adolescence through to older women. This includes problems with the pelvic organs along with problems related to childbirth, breastfeeding, menopause, bone health and general fitness.

What can Women’s Health Physiotherapy help with?

Women’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapy can help with the following problems:

  • Bladder, bowel or pelvic floor problems
  • Incontinence (involuntary leakage) of urine or faeces
  • Bladder urgency and frequency
  • Bowel urgency and frequency
  • Constipation or difficulty emptying the bowel
  • Painful sex (dyspareunia or vaginismus)
  • Pain with using tampons
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Difficulty doing pelvic floor exercises
  • Chronic pelvic pain

During pregnancy and after birth

  • Pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain  (previously known as pelvic instability)
  • Pregnancy related back pain
  • Mastitis, engorgement, blocked milk ducts
  • Post-natal pelvic pain, coccyx pain
  • Post-natal back and neck pain
  • Post-natal recovery of scarring and pain from episiotomy or perineal tears
  • Post-natal abdominal muscle separation
  • Individual tailored programs for pelvic floor muscles, abdominal muscles and maintaining general fitness during and after pregnancy

Peri-menopause or post menopause

  • Bladder, bowel or pelvic floor problems
  • Bone health

Gynaecological or urological surgery

  • Before surgery – education and strengthening programs
  • After surgery – rehabilitation
  • Surgical scarring and pain

Prevention

  • Achieving optimal pelvic floor, bladder and bowel health
  • Participate in safe and appropriate exercise to maintain health and protect the pelvic organs.
New Patient Special Offer

$20 Off your Initial Physio Assessment

New Patient Special Offer

$20 Off your Initial Physio Assessment