Comprehensive and specialised physiotherapy services

Physiotherapists with a special interest in women’s health can assist in areas such as pregnancy, post-natal physio, pelvic floor and the management of older women.

Their aim is to help women stay healthy, achieve their fitness goals, improve their quality of life and manage any issues that come up along the way over the course of their lifetime.

Physio West | Physiotherapy, exercise therapy and massage services in Adelaide, South Australia.

Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting time for you! It is also a time of change, not only for your day-to-day life but also for your body and it helps to see someone who understands the changes your body is going through.

Services specific to pregnancy include;

  • Pelvic Girdle Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Back and Neck Pain
  • Pelvic Floor
  • Exercise Training and Classes (to keep you fit whilst baby grows!)
  • Equipment for assisting women throughout pregnancy
  • Labour Preparation and Education
  • Lactation Education
  • And more!

Post-natal

Once you have had your baby your body needs to take some time to adjust – you will find in the first 4-6 weeks that your body goes through a big change! Due to the changes associated with your pregnancy, it is very common for women to experience musculoskeletal pain including upper back pain, neck pain, hip pain and pelvic pain. A Physiotherapist can help with this.

Services specific to the post-natal period include;

  • Post-natal check at 5-6 weeks after birth. This involves a thorough assessment  to check abdominal muscle
  • separation, pelvic alignment and function, pelvic floor function, feeding and lactation positioning and
  • education as well as any other questions we can help with!
  • Return to exercise or sport. It is also important that when you return to exercise, sport or fitness activities
  • that you ensure a gradual and safe return to them and it’s a good idea to set some goals and talk to a
  • Physio about how best to achieve these!
  • Musculoskeletal pains
  • Mastitis
  • Lactation Education
  • RAD (abdominal muscle separation) management
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction
  • And more!

Pelvic Floor

According to the Continence Foundation website 4.8 million Australians have bladder and bowel control issues. This means that there is a very good chance that you know someone who is suffering through an unseen issue, or maybe it’s you! The good news is there is help available and you don’t need a doctor’s referral to see us either!

​Pelvic floor dysfunction including:

    • overactive bladder
    • stress incontinence
    • urgency/frequency conditions
    • post-natal pelvic floor
    • pregnancy and pelvic floor

    Need some support?

    Call to make an appointment with one of our female physiotherapists today or book online.

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