Terrigal
2 Raymond Terrace,
Terrigal

Wyong
Unit 9B, 1-10 Amy Close,
Wyong

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Terrigal: 4385 2079
Wyong: 4352 3343

Opening Hours
Monday – Friday 8am – 7pm

Women’s Health

Women’s Health

Women’s Health is a very specialised area of physiotherapy. We deal with women at any stages of their life whether this be during pregnancy, post-natal and during menopause. While these conditions may present as simple musculoskeletal injuries or pains there may be some more complex structures and mechanisms involved.

We have the privilege of having an experienced Women’s Health Physiotherapist on our team consulting and providing our team of physiotherapist and our patients with current based practice.

Some of the presentations we manage

✓ Pregnancy changes, eg hormonal, postural, musculoskeletal, joint issues
✓ Abdominal muscle separation and implications
✓ Pelvic floor changes
✓ Bladder dysfunctions
✓ In pregnancy pelvic girdle and lumbar aches and pains
Post-natal pelvic girdle and lumbar aches and pains

What we offer

  • Advice and management of pelvic floor, bladder and bowel issues in pregnancy
  • Advice on appropriate exercises; pros and cons
  • Explanation of the changes in the pregnant body, what is usual and what is not
  • Advice on massage and relaxation techniques
  • The use of exercise to prepare the body for labour
  • Exercise classes for pregnant women, from 12 -30wks
  • Pelvic floor exercises
  • Advice on good bladder habits

Post-natal:

  • Advice and education on the changes within the body and how to manage this
  • Advice on the use of exercise for strengthening and restoring body functions
  • Management of the post-natal bladder
  • Management of perineal soreness

 

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