Pregnancy and Postnatal care

Assessment and treatment of pregnancy related pain, the pelvic floor and inflammatory conditions of the lactating breast

Preparing for Pregnancy

Individual consultations to discuss preparation for pregnancy and birth.

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

During pregnancy

Individual consultations to address musculoskeletal conditions including:

  • Back pain
  • Pelvic girdle pain/Pelvic instability
  • Neck pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome

Individual consultations to address the pelvic floor and incontinence
Antenatal Group Exercise classes
Preparation for labour and birthing
T.E.N.S Education and machine hire
Fitting of support shorts and belts
Active Birth Skills education (classes booked through FPH)
Wellbeing during pregnancy education (classes booked through FPH)

Post pregnancy

Assessment and management of:

  • Abdominal muscle separation/rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Recovery from birth
  • Fitting of recovery shorts
  • Inflammatory breast conditions including mastitis
  • Pelvic floor rehabilitation
  • Return to intimacy/sexual pain
  • Return to exercise
  • Postnatal group exercise class

Women's Health and Continence

Assessment and treatment of bladder, bowel and prolapse symptoms

Individual consultations for:


  • Incontinence/leakage
  • Urgency
  • Urinary frequency (day or night)
  • Difficulty emptying
  • Bladder pain


  • Constipation
  • Evacuation difficulties
  • Incontinence/soiling
  • Difficulty controlling wind
  • Anal pain


  • Symptoms of vaginal heaviness/bulging/discomfort
  • Difficulty emptying bladder or bowel
  • Pre and post-op consultations
  • Fitting of support garments


Pelvic and sexual pain

Assessment and treatment of pelvic and sexual pain

Conditions including:

  • Sexual pain/dyspareunia
  • Vulvodynia/vestibulodynia
  • Vaginismus
  • Pelvic pain associated with endometriosis/adenomyosis
  • Pudendal neuralgia
  • Bladder pain/Interstitial cystitis
  • Overactive pelvic floor/pelvic floor muscle tension
  • Anismus/Anal pain