Women’s health physiotherapist
Women’s Health physiotherapists are experienced in the management of pregnancy and post pregnancy related musculoskeletal conditions. These include coccyx pain, pelvic girdle pain and thoracic pain. They assist with return to sports after childbirth, which if done without the assistance of a professional can be detrimental to your body. A big focus of Women’s health physiotherapists is also the prevention and management of incontinence; wether it be caused by trauma from birth, or simply from weakening from carrying a pregnancy. Women’s Health physiotherapists are experts in diagnosing and treating prolapse, chronic pelvic pain and perineal trauma. They are also able to assist in the treatment of mastitis, pre and post-operative pelvic surgery rehabilitation and pre and postnatal abdominal muscle dysfunction.
They are also able to assist with antenatal and postnatal education. The MAMA physio is able to conduct pregnancy-specific exercise classes, and produce individual musculoskeletal treatments for pregnancy-related back pain and incontinence.