The pelvic floor muscles are a group of muscles that sit like a trampoline at the bottom of the pelvic floor. They stretch from your tail bone at the back to the pubic bone.
Physiotherapy or physio as it is most commonly called is a profession which is aimed at the assessment, maintenance, and restoration of the physical function and performance.
Obstetricians and medical carers often refer a pregnant woman to Physiotherapy for Women for our clinical appraisal and treatment. However, any pregnant women can seek out our Physiotherapy Pregnancy Services as a medical referral is not required.
Our physiotherapists have empathy and the clinical skills to assist new mums in the particular challenges they face following the birth of their child.
Whilst exercising, pregnant women have the opportunity to take time out for themselves and have a laugh and share experiences amongst each other. They will also be in the rewarding position of receiving guidance from skilled physiotherapists, who are passionate about this vital time in a woman’s life.
Musculoskeletal refers to muscle, tendon, fascia, joint, ligament and nerve tissue. Our physiotherapist can restore function and movement to muscle, joint or nerve tissue requiring a clinical assessment to diagnose the musculoskeletal condition.
With clinical experience, continuing education and keeping up to date with research, our physiotherapists have developed clinical Pilates exercise classes, beneficial to women in all their life stages.
Dry needling is the insertion of very fine, single use, sterile, acupuncture needles into myofascial trigger points. The diagnosis of trigger points relies on the physiotherapist’s skilled examination of muscle.