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Pregnancy Physiotherapy Mortlake

NDPE are experienced physiotherapists who have knowledge of women’s health, with a particular focus on pregnancy care. Our team provides high-quality pregnancy physio care for local residents in West Ryde and surrounding areas, including Eastwood, Denistone, Marsfield, Epping, Ryde, Meadowbank, 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 exhilarating and distinctive journey in a woman’s life. Yet, it may also introduce stressors and changes that result in discomfort, altered mobility, and pain. Women’s health is of utmost importance to our physiotherapists at NDPE. We will conduct a thorough assessment and provide appropriate treatment options to improve your pregnancy experience.

Why Visit a Physio During Your Pregnancy?

{Undergoing physiotherapy} during pregnancy may be practical in gaining pain relief and improving your mobility and flexibility. However, physios aim to assist you in various other ways as your baby grows, surpassing your assumptions.

Pregnancy can lead to the emergence of certain conditions and injuries. Physiotherapists may partner with you to address and handle these challenges. Moreover, they aim to 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.

Physiotherapists are dedicated to making the most of your pregnancy journey and supporting you as you approach 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 significantly beneficial after you have given birth to your baby. Physiotherapists may assist you to strengthen your post-birth body, teach you ways to care for your baby by moving safely, and provide treatment options post-surgery for 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 trained and experienced in women’s health and will assess you and develop a safe and personalised plan for you.

Can physiotherapy be done each trimester? 

Physiotherapy may provide benefits throughout your pregnancy. However, it’s essential to consult with your doctor first to confirm if treatment is suitable for your individual body and experience, as every woman’s situation is different.

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

At NDPE, our therapists are well-versed and experienced in offering physiotherapy designed specifically for women. Pregnancy is an exhilarating period that brings about significant changes. Get in touch with us today so we can provide support throughout 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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