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Pregnancy Physiotherapy Telopea

NDPE are proficient physiotherapists focusing on women’s health, particularly offering care during pregnancy. Our team delivers quality pregnancy physio care to local residents in West Ryde and neighbouring areas like Eastwood, Denistone, Marsfield, Epping, Ryde, Meadowbank, 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?

{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 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 aim to ensure you can fully enjoy your pregnancy and are here to support 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

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. 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?

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 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 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

Our therapists at NDPE are trained and experienced in providing physiotherapy specifically for women. Pregnancy is an exciting time that comes with a lot of changes. Get in touch today so that we can support you during 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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