A Women's Health Physiotherapist is a physiotherapist who has acquired specialised training in musculoskeletal issues associated with pregnancy, birth, post-natal, breast feeding and
menopause. They also have advanced training in a number of bladder, bowel, pelvic floor and pelvic pain conditions.
Here at Newcastle Integrated Physiotherapy we understand that these issues can be embarrassing to talk about, and at times distressing. We offer a safe caring private environment to diagnose and treat these conditions. Our Women's Health Physiotherapist Ruth is experienced with dealing with these sensitive topics and placing the client at ease.
With many of these conditions all it takes is an accurate assessment and management plan by our Women's Health Physiotherapist to get your life back on track.
At Newcastle Integrated Physiotherapy our Women's Health Physiotherapist treat a wide range of women's health issues during pregnancy, birth, post-natal and menopause.
A combination of a growing baby, pregnancy and postural changes can have a huge effect on your body. Childbirth can weaken your abdominal and pelvic floor muscles and looking after a baby can lead to a number of overall body aches and pains. We can help improve and manage the following pregnancy and post-natal conditions:
Pelvic floor dysfunction refers to a wide range of problems that are due to weak, tight or impaired muscles around the sacroiliac joint, low back, coccyx and/or hip joint. Pelvic floor pain may be complexed to determine the origin of cause. Some conditions may be due to undiagnosed infections, pregnancy, childbirth, poor posture, chronic lower back problems, trauma or a result of surgery.
Some of the conditions we can help with and manage are;
At Newcastle Integrated Physiotherapy our Women's Health physiotherapists will require a one hour initial consultation to gain an accurate and thorough assessment to help treat and manage your condition. Sometimes this will require an internal examination to accurately diagnose your pelvic floor dysfunction. We utilise specialised equipment to perform the examination to measure muscular weakness around the pelvic floor.
Call us today for more information on Women's Health Physiotherapy and how our experienced Physiotherapists can help you at Newcastle Integrated Physiotherapy on (02) 4957 2961