A broad clinical area covering both pregnant and non-pregnant women. During pregnancy the body goes through a number of changes, often causing discomfort and pain. Physiotherapy during pregnancy can substantially help reduce physical symptoms, eg: symphysis pubic dysfunction, sacro-iliac joint dysfunction, back pain, carpal tunnel, and sciatica for the non-pregnant, physiotherapy can significantly help with recovery and re-education following: abdominal surgery, hysterectomy, incontinence, minor prolapse in the pelvic area amongst other related conditions. In breast cancer patients, physiotherapy can provide manual lymphatic drainage to prevent or help reduce swelling from lymphoedema.
About Women’s Health
This is a very broad area that covers both pregnant and non-pregnant women (pre and post birth).During pregnancy, the body goes through a number of (radical) changes, that it is not necessarily ready or prepared for. Just consider some of the changes, adding mass & weight, enhanced fluid retention and laxity in certain support structures as the body prepares for birth. This often causes significant discomfort and pain. Typical conditions include symphysis pubic dysfunction, sacro-iliac joint dysfunction, back pain, carpal tunnel and sciatica.
For the non-pregnant, physiotherapy can play a significant role in helping recover and reduction following multiple diseases or interventions including: Abdominal surgery, Hysterectomy, Incontinence and a minor prolapse in the pelvic area. In breast cancer patients, there is often significant swelling resulting from lymphoedema which physiotherapy can also help with.