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Pregnancy Physiotherapy Rhodes, 2138

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.

Physiotherapy During PregnancyPregnancy Physio Rhodes, 2138

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 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?

Receiving physiotherapy during pregnancy may be practical in gaining pain relief and improving your mobility and flexibility. But there are so many ways that physios can support you as your baby grows that go beyond what you may assume.

Pregnancy can give rise to specific conditions and injuries. Physiotherapists aim to collaborate with you to manage these challenges. Additionally, they may assist 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

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 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

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 to wear. There are many stretches and exercises you can also learn to do that aim to aid beyond each session, such as hip flexor stretches, pelvic tilts, and Pilates and yoga moves. Maintaining good posture is also crucial to your comfort, and physios may point out ways you can improve yours.

Your Physio Questions Answered

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

Our belly pillows are designed to provide you with comfort and safety while you lie down during treatment. If this doesn’t work for you, we can also work while you’re lying on your side or seated 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 beneficial all through your pregnancy. Talk with your doctor first to ensure treatment is right for you as every woman’s body and experience is different.

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 wonderful way to assist you in adapting to your post-birth body and in caring for your baby. Your doctors and physiotherapist can have a conversation with 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’ve had a smooth journey so far or are experiencing some aches and pains, pregnancy physiotherapy may offer numerous benefits for you and your baby. At NDPE, we provide pre-natal and post-natal physiotherapy services to residents in West Ryde and neighbouring areas like Eastwood, Denistone, Epping, and Ryde. To book your appointment with one of our experienced physiotherapists focused on 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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