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Pregnancy Physiotherapy Silverwater

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, MeadowbankDundas 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 exciting and unique time in a woman’s life. It is also a time when the body is faced with stressors and changes that may cause discomfort, altered mobility, and pain. Women’s health is important to our physiotherapists at NDPE. We will assess you and provide treatment options suitable for you to improve 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 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 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.

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

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 highly beneficial after you have given birth to your baby. Physiotherapists may aid you in strengthening your post-birth body, teach you safe ways to care for your baby while moving, and provide treatment for any post-surgery 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 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 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 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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