Women’s Health

Pregnancy

Prenatal Care Physiotherapy

Pregnancy is an exciting time in your life. Our Physiotherapists have extensive experience in helping you stay fit, healthy and comfortable throughout your pregnancy. We offer individual exercise programs

Common problems include:

  • Pelvic Girdle Pain (Pelvic Instability)
  • Back pain
  • Rib pain,
  • continence issues,
  • Swelling and tingling fingers to name a few.

Solutions are provided with:

  • Individual consultations- Prenatal consult are run by our female Physiotherapist. It cover pelvic floor exercises , abdominal exercises along with general exercises safe during pregnancy.

Post Natal Physiotherapy

While you are caring for your newborn, your body is trying to recover from the changes that occurred during pregnancy and birth.The weeks and months following the birth of your babycan be a busy and exhausting time.  Because of this, you may experience:

  • Weakness in your tummy and pelvic floor muscles
  • Neck, back or pelvic pain
  • Breast engorgement and/or mastitis
  • Trouble returning to exercise, particularly high impact exercise

Wyndham Physio offers individual physiotherapy consultations to help achieve your goals and leave you feeling fit, healthy and ready to meet the demands of a growing baby.

Continence And Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

Incontinence affects more than 4.8 million Australians and can be embarrassing, distressing and socially isolating. Continence and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy involves the assessment and treatment of bladder, bowel and pelvic floor dysfunction in women and  men. Anyone experiencing the involuntary loss of urine or faeces, urinary or bowel urgency, chronic constipation, trouble holding flatus, getting up at night more than twice, pelvic dragging or pelvic pain can benefit from Continence and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy. Treatment involves pelvic floor strengthening, bladder retraining, defaecation and voiding retraining, prolapse management, diet, fluid and lifestyle modification.

Some facts regarding Continence and Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy :

  • 84% of women attending a Continence Physiotherapist to improve pelvic floor muscle strengthening will see improvements
  • Up to 34% of men who have prostate surgery report having incontinence 1 year later
  • Pelvic Floor Muscle re-education training hastens return to continence after radical prostatectomy
  • About 80% of those impacted by urinary incontinence can be cured or improved

Common Conditions Treated

  • Stress incontinence
  • Frequency and Urgency
  • Faecal Incontinence
  • Constipation
  • Prolapse
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Post-prostatectomy incontinence
  • Sexual pain

Menopause :

Menopause is also known as the “change of life”, as it marks the end of monthly menstruation. This change leads to decrease in female hormones that may lead to a higher risk of osteoporosis, weak pelvic floor causing incontinence and heart diseases.

Our Physiotherapists help with exercises that will help manage weight, and increase your bone density and muscle strength to reduce osteoporosis.

Our female Physiotherapists specialize in treating a broad range of musculoskeletal issues associated with the different life stages like pregnancy, birth and post‐partum, lactation and menopause. They also specialize in pelvic floor muscle function and dysfunction.

 

Consultation at – Wyndham Specialist Care Centre

Ph- (03) 9741 9300 for appointments

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