Pregnancy

4 Life Physiotherapy can assist ante-natal and post-natal women at any stage throughout your journey. Some of these include:

Ante-Natal

  • Pelvic Floor training
  • Pelvic girdle pain
  • Low back pain
  • Rib pain
  • Good bladder and bowel habits
  • Separation of abdominal muscles
  • Exercise guidelines/prescription/maintenance
  • Heaviness of the growing belly

Post-Natal

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

  • Review and treatment of perineum tear or episiotomy
  • Pelvic Floor activation and training back to normal
  • Bladder
    • Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)
    • Urge Urinary Incontinence (UUI)
    • Urinary Frequency
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pain with intercourse
  • Bowel Dysfunction
    • Incontinence
    • Constipation
  • Return to exercise

Breastfeeding related

  • Ultrasound for mastitis or engorged breasts
  • Education and advise relating to breastfeeding positions, breast and nipple care
  • Upper back, neck or shoulder pain

 

Separation of the Abdominal Muscles

  • Assessment, treatment and management

Musculoskeletal

  • Low back pain
  • Thoracic/rib pain
  • Pelvic girdle pain
  • Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
  • De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Sacroiliac pain

If you have any questions on how we can assist you with these Women’s Health needs please contact us.