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Women's Health Physiotherapy

The incredible process of creating and giving birth to a child can cause big changes in any mother's body.  With correct advice, exercise and treatment these changes can be negotiated to maintain your body in it's optimal state thoughout all the many stages of pregnancy, motherhood and beyond.

 

Eric St Physiotherapy in Cottesloe offers a professional service for women to assist with all your physiotherapy requirements relating to women's health.

  • Incontinence

  • Pelvic Floor muscle rehabilitation

  • Real time ultrasound for pelvic floor assessment (RTUS)

  • Pelvic floor safe exercises

  • Postnatal abdominal rehabilitation

  • Pelvic pain management

  • Antenatal and postnatal care

  • Osteopenia/Osteoporosis

  • Breast feeding issues

  • Mastitis

  • Blocked ducts

  • Damaged Nipples

Continence Services

 

Incontinence is a mainly curable condition that affects more than 4.8 million Australians.  Large improvements can be made through correctly performing pelvic floor exercises.

 

At Eric st we offer:

 

  • Pelvic floor examinations with Real time ultrasound (RTUS)
     

  • Treatment for urge and stress incontinence.

 

For more information on continence please have a look at the website below -Continence Australia

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Pelvic Pain

 

  • Dyspareunia (pain during intercourse)

  • Pelvic girdle pain

  • Lower back pain

  • Painful bladder

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

 

  • Assessment for prolapse

  • Pelvic floor friendly exercise programs

  • Rehabilitation after gynecological surgery

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Pregnancy Services

 

At Eric St we offer a suite of services for mums to be...

 

  • Pregnancy exercise classes (studio)

  • Real time ultrasound for pelvic floor muscle assessment (RTUS)

  • Pelvic floor friendly exercises

  • Preparation for birth

  • Treatment of pelvic girdle and lower back pain

  • Managing subsequent pregnancies

 

 

Post Natal Womens Health

 

Before returning to exercise we strongly recommend, in addition to your GPs or obstetricians 6 week check, a postnatal womens health physiotherapy assessment.

 

Our physiotherapists can help and advise you with:

 

  • 6 week post natal physiotherapy assessment

  • Safe and appropriate return to exercise.
     

  • Abdominal muscle separation rehabilitation (rectus abdominal diastase).
     

  • Pelvic floor muscle rehabilitation.
     

  • Mums n Bubs sessions
     

  • Inflammation therapy using laser and ultrasound for breastfeeding issues and swollen perinea.

    • mastitis

    • blocked ducts

    • damaged nipples

 Home visits

 

In the first few weeks after having a baby there is a lot to deal with and it can be difficult to leave the house.  To assist you in getting the care that you need Eric St offers home visits to Cottesloe and surrounding suburbs.

Our home visits can offer:

  • Musculoskeletal physiotherapy treatment for sore necks, shoulders and backs

  • Inflammation therapy (ultrasound and laser) for breastfeeding issues and swollen perinea.

  • 6 week post natal physiotherapy check

  • Movement and postural advice for mums

  • Advice on returning to exercise

  • Massage