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Pregnancy Physiotherapy Ermington

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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Ensuring mobility and a pain-free experience is crucial during pregnancy. Our team is dedicated to supporting you to stay comfortable leading up to your baby’s birth. MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TODAY

Physiotherapy During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a thrilling and special phase in a woman’s life. However, it may also bring stressors and changes to the body, leading to discomfort, altered mobility, and pain. At NDPE, women’s health is a priority to our physiotherapists. We will assess your condition and offer suitable 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 trigger specific conditions and injuries. Physiotherapists may work alongside you to address and manage these challenges. Moreover, they aim to aid in preparing your body for your baby’s birth.

Physiotherapists aim to teach you ways to adapt your everyday activities and movement while pregnant. This is important so that you can continue doing what you need and love to do safely and efficiently. Physios may also assist you to stay as strong and mobile as possible when you begin to care for your new baby.

Physiotherapists want you to be able to enjoy your pregnancy as much as possible and can assist you on your journey to the exciting birth of your child.

Common Issues During and After Pregnancy

It is a normal part of pregnancy to feel discomfort, and issues can occur before, during, and after birth. However, these can be assessed during physiotherapy sessions. These concerns can 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

Physiotherapists may play a significant role during pregnancy, providing various forms of assistance. This may involve manual therapy, teaching you strategies to maintain safety and mobility, and offering exercises to strengthen your lower back, core, and pelvic muscles to prepare your body for the birth of your child. They may also educate you on methods to stay comfortable during birth.

After Birth

Physiotherapy may also be highly beneficial after you have given birth to your baby. Physiotherapists may aid you in strengthening your post-birth body, teach you safe ways to care for your baby while moving, and provide treatment for any post-surgery issues that may have occurred during the birth.

Types Of Physiotherapy Treatment During Pregnancy

When receiving physiotherapy, treatment may include mobilisation of joints, taping affected areas, manual therapy, and massage. Therapy is tailored to your needs and stage of pregnancy to obtain the best and safest results possible.

Physiotherapists may also provide you with support and braces to wear. They may teach you various stretches and exercises that may continue to benefit you beyond each session, including hip flexor stretches, pelvic tilts, and Pilates and yoga moves. Additionally, maintaining good posture is essential for your comfort, and physios can provide guidance on how to improve yours.

Your Physio Questions Answered

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

Experience the comfort and safety of our belly pillows while receiving treatment. If this option isn’t suitable, we may also work while you lie on your side or sit in a chair.

Is pregnancy safe during pregnancy? 

Yes. Our physiotherapists are skilled and experienced in women’s health and will evaluate your needs to create a safe and tailored 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 fantastic way to support you in acclimating to your post-birth body and in caring for your baby. Your doctors and physiotherapist can have a discussion with you regarding when your body is ready.

Access Quality Physio Care During and After Your Pregnancy

Our therapists at NDPE have received training and have ample experience in delivering physiotherapy tailored to women’s needs. Pregnancy is an exciting phase with many transformations. Reach out to us today, and let us assist you on your pregnancy journey and beyond. MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TODAY

Book Your Pregnancy Physiotherapy Appointment in West Ryde

If you’re pregnant—congratulations! Whether you’re experiencing an easy pregnancy or facing some aches and pains, pregnancy physiotherapy may offer a range of benefits for both you and your baby. At NDPE, we offer pre-natal and post-natal physiotherapy services to residents in West Ryde and nearby areas including Eastwood, Denistone, Epping, and Ryde. To book an appointment with one of our experienced physiotherapists 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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