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Pregnancy Physiotherapy Mortlake

NDPE have experienced physiotherapists focusing on women’s health, in particular, care during pregnancy. Our team offers quality pregnancy physio care for local residents in West Ryde and surrounding areas including Eastwood, Denistone, Marsfield, Epping, Ryde, Meadowbank, Melrose Park, Dundas Valley, Telopea, Putney, Carlingford, and Ermington.

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Sustaining mobility and achieving a pain-free state are paramount during pregnancy. Our team is here to assist you in staying comfortable as you approach 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?

{Receiving physiotherapy} during pregnancy may be a valuable means to attain pain relief and enhance your mobility and flexibility. However, physios have much more to offer as your baby grows than you may assume.

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 provide guidance on adapting your everyday activities and movements during pregnancy. This is crucial to enable you to continue your essential and enjoyable tasks in a safe and efficient manner. Additionally, physios can support you to maintain strength and mobility as you transition into 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

Feeling discomfort during pregnancy is a common experience, and issues can arise before, during, and after birth. However, these concerns can be assessed during physiotherapy sessions. 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

Physiotherapists may provide various forms of assistance during pregnancy. This may involve manual therapy, teaching you strategies to stay safe and mobile, 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 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

In physiotherapy, treatment may involve mobilisation of joints, taping affected areas, manual therapy, and massage. The therapy is personalised according to your needs and stage of pregnancy to achieve the most practical and secure outcomes.

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 offer customised belly pillows that ensure your comfortable and safe positioning during treatment. If this option doesn’t suit you, we can also provide treatment while you’re lying on your side or seated 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 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?

Absolutely. We can teach them ways to support you while you are pregnant, during the birth, and once 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 skilled and experienced in providing customised physiotherapy for women. Pregnancy is an exciting time filled with numerous changes. Contact us today so we can support you throughout 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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