Women’s Health

Our Physiotherapist Lauren has qualifications in Women’s Health and can provide treatment for patients with pelvic floor weaknesses, to retrain these muscles to function properly again.

DO YOU LEAK? Even a little bit? 

Did you know with the appropriate treatment this CAN be reduced or cured!!

Lauren can assist in providing a treatment management plan for the following Women’s Health issues:

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  • Stress urinary incontinence/ urge urinary incontinence / detrusor overactivity

  • Pelvic floor integrity via internal examination

  • Uterine, cystocele or rectocele prolapse

  • Pelvic girdle pain and low back pain during pregnancy

  • Safe exercise prescription for pre and postnatal women

 

If you answered yes to one or more of the questions below this may indicate the need for professional treatment:

  • Do you sometimes feel you have not completely emptied your bladder?

  • Do you have to rush to use the toilet?

  • Do you wake up twice or more during the night to go to the toilet?

  • Do you sometimes leak before you get to the toilet?

  • Do you sometimes leak when you lift something heavy, sneeze, cough or laugh?

  • Do you sometimes leak when you exercise or play sport?

 

 

Common Myths surrounding Pelvic Floor issues in women:

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  •  I am too old for pelvic floor exercises
  •  I’ve had a baby so the damage is done
  •  I don’t need to do pelvic floor exercises
  • You can learn pelvic floor exercises from a pamphlet
  • Pelvic floor exercises do not work

Practicing these simple steps will assist in the prevention of suffering from incontinence:

  • Drink well
  • Eat a healthy diet
  • Lead a positive lifestyle
  • Get Active regularly
  • Practice good toilet habits

Call our friendly team on 4724 0768 to organise an appointment with Lauren today if you have any of the concerns listed above.