Pregnancy Related Issues:

Aches and Pains associated with pregnancy or the postnatal period. E.g. Pelvic Girdle Pain, Rib Pain, Back Pain, Sciatic Pain, Carpal Tunnel syndrome & Neck pain

Continence E.g Stress Urinary Incontinence, Bladder Urgency, Faecal Incontinence, Constipation & Prolapse symptoms

Did you know that regular pelvic floor training whilst pregnant can significantly reduce the risk of incontinence postnatally? Interestingly, studies have also shown that approximately 30% of women perform a pelvic floor activation incorrectly when prompted.

We can help!

Pre-Natal Treatment can Include:

  • Management of aches and pains in pregnancy via massage, joint mobilisation, dry needling and a home exercise program
  • Preparation for labour via breathing techniques, massage, relaxation and advice regarding the use of a TENS machine
  • Pelvic Floor Check and Exercises to prevent and treat incontinence
  • Pregnancy massage

Post-Natal Treatment Can Include:

  • Pelvic floor re-education for incontinence, prolapse, pelvic pain or perineal tearing during delivery
  • Post Natal abdominal retraining with real time ultrasound for weakened abdominal muscles, diastasis and following C Section Delivery
  • Individualised and safe ‘return to exercise’ programmes.
  • Treatment for aches and pains post pregnancy, including advice for breast-feeding and carrying positions

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