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Pregnancy Physiotherapy Newington

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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Maintaining mobility and pain-free independence is important during pregnancy. Our team can assist you stay comfortable in the lead-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 normal to experience discomfort during pregnancy, and issues may arise before, during, and after birth. However, these concerns can be evaluated during physiotherapy sessions. Some of these concerns 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

During physiotherapy, treatment may encompass mobilisation of joints, taping affected areas, manual therapy, and massage. The therapy is customised to your specific needs and stage of pregnancy to achieve the best results possible.

Physiotherapists may also offer supports and braces for you to wear. You have the opportunity to learn numerous stretches and exercises that may be beneficial even beyond each session, such as hip flexor stretches, pelvic tilts, and Pilates and yoga moves. Ensuring good posture is vital for your comfort, and physios may provide you with tips to enhance 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 well-trained and experienced in women’s health and will assess you to create a safe and personalised plan.

Can physiotherapy be done each trimester? 

Physiotherapy may offer advantages throughout your pregnancy. It’s important to have a conversation with your doctor beforehand to determine if treatment is appropriate for your specific body and experience, as each woman’s condition is unique.

Can my partner be involved?

Indeed. We can provide them with guidance on how to support you during your pregnancy, throughout the birth, and after your baby is born.

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 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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