Pregnancy and Postnatal

Pregnancy and post-natal - Central City PhysiotherapyBack and pelvic pain – This often accompanies pregnancy as your body, weight and centre of gravity experience changes. There is a known interaction between hormones and the changes in pelvic joints, muscles and abdominal organs during and following pregnancy.

The back or pelvic pain can be experienced in a variety of locations and may be mild or quite severe.

Treatment is not just about reducing pain but also about regaining the ability to use your body effectively and prevent any worsening of symptoms as pregnancy progresses.

All treatments include self management strategies and advice on movement / activity modifications.

Perineal problems postnatally (Prolapse, tears, episiotomies)

We look at ways to rehabilitate your muscles and restore soft tissue integrity and function.

Abdominal muscle separation

We assess and offer exercise prescription and advice. Good progress is usually experienced.