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Pregnancy Physiotherapy Rydalmere

NDPE are skilled physiotherapists with experience in women’s health, particularly in providing care during pregnancy. Our team delivers top-notch pregnancy physio care to local residents in West Ryde and surrounding areas, encompassing Eastwood, Denistone, Marsfield, Epping, Ryde, Meadowbank, 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 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 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 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 aim to teach you techniques to adapt your everyday activities and movement during pregnancy. This is vital for you to perform your necessary and beloved tasks safely and efficiently. Physios may also support you in maintaining strength and mobility as 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

There are many ways physiotherapists aim to assist during pregnancy. This may involve manual therapy, teaching you strategies that will support you to stay safe and mobile, and providing 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 ways 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?

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 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 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?

Of course. We can teach them techniques to assist and support you during your pregnancy, throughout the birth process, and in the postpartum period once your baby arrives.

How soon after giving birth can I get back to physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy is often an excellent way to aid you in adjusting to your post-birth body and supporting you in caring for your baby. Your doctors and physiotherapist can discuss with you 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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