Womens Health

Women's Health Physiotherapy relates to the management and treatment of conditions specifically affecting women through their life stages – from early adulthood, through the child bearing years, post menopause and into older age. Our Women's Health Physiotherapists can assess and set up individualised treatment programmes to help manage a range of conditions including:

 

Incontinence

  • Urinary stress incontinence

  • Overactive bladder

  • Faecal and flatal incontinence

  • Nocturia

  • Urgency symptoms and urge incontinence

 

Pelvic Floor Discomfort

  • Dyspaerunia and pelvic pain

  • Pelvic organ Prolapse

  • Prevention and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction

 

Pregnancy Services

  • Lower back pain, postural and thoracic pain

  • Pubic symphysitis

  • Sacroiliac joint and pelvic girdle instability

  • Core stability programmes

  • Preparation for labour

 

Postnatal Services

  • Pelvic girdle pain and instability

  • Lower back, thoracic and neck pain

  • Recovery of perineal tears and episiotomies

  • Diastasis rectus abdominus muscle separation (DRAM)

  • Treatment of blocked ducts

 

Pre and Post Operative Physiotherapy

  • Exercise advice for well post menopausal women and women with osteoporosis

  • Post-mastectomy physiotherapy

  • Pelvic floor programmes and advice pre and post gynaecological and gynae-oncological surgery (e.g. POP repair, hysterectomy)

 

If you experience any of these symptoms or conditions our Women's Health Physiotherapist can assist you.

 

All consultations and treatment options are discussed with patients in a private room and treated with the utmost respect, confidentiality and sensitivity. Comprehensive assessments will be discussed during the consultation.

 

Our practice is easily accessible with a pram and newborns are welcome to attend scheduled appointments.