Women’s Health Physiotherapy

Many women suffer from long term Pelvic Pain due to Endometriosis, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction or postural and lower back issues. Very often chronic pelvic pain can be completely resolved by a course of treatment that may include myofacial and trigger point release to abdominal and pelvic floor muscles followed by postural balancing and strengthening exercises.

1 in 3 women suffer from continence issues at some time in their lives. Pregnancy, childbirth, menopause, lower back pain, neurological conditions and postural problems can result in Pelvic Floor Weakness. Women participating in high impact exercise such as running, HIIT training and Cross-Fit are also at risk of causing pelvic floor weakness. A supervised program of exercises under the guidance of specialist Physio Tracey can help resolve problems within weeks.

Pregnancy Related Pelvic Girdle Pain can make this special time very difficult to manage. Often PSD and pelvic girdle pain can be quickly resolved in the hands of the right therapist. Tracey is able to address postural weakness, pelvic muscle dysfunction and where necessary provide appropriate supports or belts to sustain you through your pregnancy and delivery.

Post Natal Check-Up. Lets face it, Mum’s body has been through a lot and has to be able to cope with the demands of a new baby, possibly work and older children too! The New Mum MOT is a six week check up to help get pelvic floor and tummy muscles working properly so that Mum can get back in shape and return to full fitness.

Pilates for Pelvic Health. This 6 week course is appropriate for both men and women wanting to learn more about and improve pelvic floor function. The course includes education, exercise, discussion and lots of homework. The course can be booked at the Pilates Classes in Lincoln Page

 

Women’s Health Treatments may include

  • Vaginal examination to assess pelvic floor function
  • Core strengthening (1:1 or Pilates)
  • Soft tissue release
  • Manual therapy
  • Acupuncture
  • Bladder retraining
  • Pelvic floor retraining
  • Neuromuscular stimulation and biofeedback
  • Prolapse treatment
  • Birthing strategies
  • Advice and reassurance

 

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