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Pre and Post-Natal Physiotherapy


 
a woman undergoing pre-natal physiotherapy with a physiotherapist
 
 
 
 
Physiotherapy treatment during pregnancy
 
Within a short period of time, the physical changes to a woman’s body related to pregnancy are multiple and may cause discomfort and pain. Our Physiotherapists will assess your symptoms, answer your questions and create a treatment plan that integrates Pilates and Physiotherapy to treat early signs of pelvic pain, lower back pain and incontinence. Learn how to manage post-natal issues such as rectus diastasis and get advice on back and neck care when handling your baby.
 
Benefits of Pre-Natal Physiotherapy:
  • Learn to cope with the changes in the body during pregnancy
  • Learn correct breathing and relaxation techniques
  • Learn different positions to manage contractions better
  • Treat early signs of pelvic pain, lower back pain and incontinence
 
Benefits of Post-Natal Physiotherapy:
  • Early diagnosis of common post-natal issues such as rectus diastasis or incontinence
  • Address abdominal and pelvic floor weakness
  • Back and neck care advice regarding lifting, carrying and breastfeeding your baby
  • Postural corrections
  • Regain pre-pregnancy fitness with a correct and well balanced exercise program