Gold Coast Pregnancy Health and Postnatal recovery - Your experts in Pelvic floor and Pelvic Health care during pregnancy and the postnatal period.

We are leading the way with Pregnancy and postnatal Physiotherapy and pelvic health care for women.  We are experts in Pregnancy Physiotherapy care, pelvic floor care during and after pregnancy, low back pain during pregnancy, pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy and postnatal recovery.

Common Pregnancy problems treated:

  • Pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain - Coccyx pain/ Sacroiliac pain
  • Pregnancy related low back pain
  • Postural dysfunction
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Incontinence
  • Bladder and bowel problems - constipation, bladder leakage
  • Pelvic floor muscle training and awareness for birth and recovery

Pregnancy and Postnatal facts:

  • Pelvic Girdle Pain affects up to 40% of pregnant women
  • More than 50% of women experience back pain during pregnancy
  • One third of pregnant women describe their pain as debilitating and the main cause of cessation of work early
  • But… Pelvic Girdle Pain is NOT a normal ache of pregnancy
  • 1 in 3 women who have had a baby suffer leakage with daily activities, exercise and a cough/sneeze or laughing
  • Research shows that professionally prescribed pelvic floor exercises during pregnancy and throughout the postnatal period prevent bladder leakage.
  • Did you know that prescribed pelvic floor exercises after birth assist reducing swelling and increasing circulation in the pelvic floor area after birth?
  • Did you know that up to 85% of women have some sorts of perineal strain during vaginal delivery?

 

Receive expert Pregnancy Physiotherapy on the Gold Coast at Gold Coast Pelvic Health & Physiotherapy.

Expert Pregnancy Physiotherapy will ensure you have optimal pelvic floor strength and pelvic health during pregnancy including: 

  • An individualised pelvic floor exercise program - important for pelvic floor awareness and strength to get you through pregnancy, labour and postnatal recovery. As your baby grows these structures are stretched and can be strained and research studies show that professionally prescribed pelvic floor exercises during pregnancy and in the postnatal period prevent bladder leakage and help with healing.
  • Manage your low back and pelvic joint pain - Pregnancy related low back pain and pelvic girdle pain requires a professional assessment and treatment plan by a qualified Women’s Health Physiotherapist. This ensures being provided with an evidence based treatment and education plan for the management of pain throughout your pregnancy and postnatal period.

 

  • Keep exercising during pregnancy - Receive expert pregnancy advice about the importance of safe exercising during pregnancy at Gold Coast Pelvic Health & Physiotherapy from our qualified team.

Postnatal recovery can be challenging. At Gold Coast Pelvic Health & Physiotherapy, we will help your body recover from pregnancy so you can return to exercise and pleasurable activities postnatal.

Have you had your Postnatal Physiotherapy Check?

  • Did you know that 2/3rds of pregnant women have some degree of abdominal separation?
  • Did you know that 50% of women cannot contract their pelvic floor muscles correctly after receiving verbal or written instruction?
  • Did you know that 25% of women use a technique that could weaken their pelvic floor?

 

***We also provide a complimentary baby check and we offer the Mum and Bub Check together to ensure you baby is meeting their physical milestones

 

Postnatal Physiotherapy care on the Gold Coast is our area of expertise and we specialise in designing postnatal pelvic floor health programs, postnatal recovery and rebuild, and return to exercise programs.

Postnatal changes may be unexpected to your pelvic floor including pain, sexual health and bowel and bladder, and you may have concerns about returning back to exercise.

Postnatal demands of caring for your newborn including breastfeeding can cause back and neck pains and lactation difficulties. Receive expert advice at Gold Coast Pelvic Health & Physiotherapy for back care, breast care, posture care, bladder and bowel health in your postnatal recovery period.

Postnatal physiotherapy recovery at Gold Coast Pelvic Health and Physiotherapy includes an assessment by a highly-qualified women’s health physiotherapist who will prescribe an abdominal and pelvic floor exercise program based on women’s health postnatal pelvic floor assessment and real-time ultrasound, which has shown to assist with recovery, improve strength and function of abdominal muscles. To get you back to your results quicker!

 

Call us today about how to look after your growing pregnant body and postnatal recovering body.

Pregnancy Physiotherapy and Postnatal Physiotherapy expert consultations at Gold Coast Pelvic Health & Physiotherapy are Private Health rebatable and you may be eligible to receive a Medicare plan from your GP.

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