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Pregnancy Physiotherapy Dundas

NDPE are proficient physiotherapists focusing on women’s health, particularly offering care during pregnancy. Our team delivers quality pregnancy physio care to local residents in West Ryde and neighbouring areas like Eastwood, Denistone, Marsfield, Epping, Ryde, Meadowbank, Melrose Park, Dundas Valley, Telopea, Putney, Carlingford, and Ermington.

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Preserving mobility and achieving freedom from pain are essential during pregnancy. Our team is fully committed to ensuring your comfort as you prepare for your baby’s birth. MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TODAY

Physiotherapy During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is an exciting and unparalleled period in a woman’s life. However, it may also present challenges such as discomfort, altered mobility, and pain due to bodily changes and stressors. At NDPE, we prioritise women’s health, and our physiotherapists will assess your condition and offer tailored treatment options to enhance your pregnancy experience.

Why Visit a Physio During Your Pregnancy?

{Undergoing physiotherapy} during pregnancy may be highly useful in providing pain relief and enhancing your mobility and flexibility. However, there are numerous ways that physios can support you as your baby grows, extending beyond what you might expect.

Pregnancy can cause certain conditions and injuries to arise. Physiotherapists aim to work with you to treat and manage these. They may also aid in preparing your body for your baby’s birth.

Physiotherapists may instruct you on ways to adjust your everyday activities and movement during pregnancy. This is essential to continue engaging in necessary and enjoyable tasks with safety and efficiency. Moreover, physios may assist you in maintaining strength and mobility as you embark on caring for your new baby.

Your physiotherapists’ goal is to enable you to experience the joy of your pregnancy to the fullest and assist you on your journey to the exciting birth of your child.

Common Issues During and After Pregnancy

Experiencing discomfort during pregnancy is a normal occurrence, and issues may arise before, during, and after birth. Yet, these concerns can be addressed during physiotherapy sessions. Some of these issues may include:

  • Lower back, rib, hip coccyx and neck pain
  • Pelvic changes and pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Urinary and faecal incontinence
  • Prolapses
  • Pelvic girdle pain
  • Injuries sustained during birth
  • Breast feeding issues and mastitis
  • Abdominal muscle separation (DRAM)
  • Pubic symphysis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

How Physio Can Help Pre and Post Birth

During Pregnancy

During pregnancy, physiotherapists may offer numerous forms of assistance. This may include manual therapy, teaching you strategies for safety and mobility, and providing exercises to strengthen your lower back, core, and pelvic muscles, thus preparing your body for the birth of your child. They may also educate you on how to stay comfortable during the birth.

After Birth

After giving birth to your baby, physiotherapy may be incredibly beneficial. Physiotherapists may assist you strengthen your post-birth body, teach you safe ways to care for your baby while moving, and provide assistance for any post-surgery issues that may have occurred during the birth.

Types Of Physiotherapy Treatment During Pregnancy

When undergoing physiotherapy, treatment may involve mobilisation of joints, taping affected areas, manual therapy, and massage. The therapy is individualised to suit your needs and stage of pregnancy, ensuring the best results possible.

Physiotherapists may also provide you with support and braces as needed. There are plenty of stretches and exercises you can learn to continue benefiting from between sessions, including hip flexor stretches, pelvic tilts, and Pilates and yoga moves. Maintaining good posture is key to your comfort, and physios may identify ways to improve yours.

Your Physio Questions Answered

How can I have physio when I can’t lie on my stomach anymore?

We have belly pillows that enable you to comfortably and safely lie down while we provide treatment. If this is not right for you, we can also treat you while you lie on your side or sit in a chair.

Is pregnancy safe during pregnancy? 

Yes. Our physiotherapists are knowledgeable and experienced in women’s health and will conduct an assessment to design a safe and individualised plan for you.

Can physiotherapy be done each trimester? 

Physiotherapy may be advantageous throughout your pregnancy. Before proceeding with treatment, it’s essential to discuss with your doctor to ensure it is suitable for your unique body and experience.

Can my partner be involved?

Certainly. We can educate them on how to assist and support you throughout your pregnancy, during the birth, and after your baby arrives.

How soon after giving birth can I get back to physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is often a great way to assist you adjust to your post-birth body and to assist you as you care for your baby. Your doctors and physiotherapist can talk to you about when your body is ready.

Access Quality Physio Care During and After Your Pregnancy

Our therapists at NDPE are trained and experienced in providing physiotherapy specifically for women. Pregnancy is an exciting time that comes with a lot of changes. Get in touch today so that we can support you during your pregnancy journey and beyond. MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TODAY

Book Your Pregnancy Physiotherapy Appointment in West Ryde

If you’re pregnant—congratulations! Whether it’s been smooth sailing so far or you’re experiencing any aches and pains, pregnancy physiotherapy may come with a range of benefits for you and your baby. At NDPE, we offer pre-natal and post-natal physiotherapy to residents in West Ryde and surrounding areas such as Eastwood, Denistone, Epping, and Ryde. To book your appointment with one of our physiotherapists experienced in pregnancy physiotherapy, click below to get in touch.

Contact us on (02) 9874 8410 or at admin@ndpe.com.au to arrange an appointment with a Northern Districts Physiotherapy Eastwood physiotherapist.

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