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Pregnancy Physiotherapy Telopea

NDPE are experienced physiotherapists who have knowledge of women’s health, with a particular focus on pregnancy care. Our team provides high-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 an exciting and unparalleled period in a woman’s life. However, it may also present challenges such as discomfort, altered mobility, and pain due to bodily changes and stressors. At NDPE, we prioritise women’s health, and our physiotherapists will assess your condition and offer tailored 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 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.

Your physiotherapists’ goal is to enable you to experience the joy of your pregnancy to the fullest and assist you on your journey to the exciting birth of your child.

Common Issues During and After Pregnancy

Experiencing discomfort during pregnancy is a normal occurrence, and issues may arise before, during, and after birth. Yet, these concerns can be addressed during physiotherapy sessions. Some of 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 provide various forms of assistance during pregnancy. This may involve manual therapy, teaching you strategies to stay safe and mobile, 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 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

When undergoing physiotherapy, treatment may involve mobilisation of joints, taping affected areas, manual therapy, and massage. The therapy is individualised to suit your needs and stage of pregnancy, ensuring the best 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?

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 provide benefits throughout your pregnancy. However, it’s essential to consult with your doctor first to confirm if treatment is suitable for your individual body and experience, as every woman’s situation 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 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’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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