Pregnancy and Postnatal Care

Assessment and treatment of pregnancy related musculoskeletal pain, pelvic floor weakness and mastitis

Preparing for Pregnancy

Individual consultations to build strength in preparation for pregnancy and labour

Physiotherapy management may address weight loss, general strength and conditioning, musculoskeletal pain and pelvic floor weakness.

During pregnancy

  • Individual consultations to address musculoskeletal conditions including:
    • Back pain
    • Pelvic girdle pain and instability
    • Neck pain
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Individual consultations to address pelvic floor and continence
  • Antenatal Group Exercise classes
  • Core strengthening (Pilates)
  • Preparation for labour and birthing
  • T.E.N.S Education and machine hire
  • Fitting of support shorts and belts
  • Active Birth Skills (classes booked through FPH)
  • Relaxation massage

Post pregnancy

  • Abdominal muscle separation/rehabilitation
  • Back and neck pain
  • Fitting of recovery shorts
  • Breastfeeding/mastitis
  • Pelvic floor strengthening
  • Tears and episiotomy care
  • Return to exercise
  • Postnatal Group Exercise classes
  • Core strengthening (Pilates)
  • Postnatal Education

Book a post-pregnancy check with one of our experienced Physiotherapists