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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 its optimal state thoughout the stages of pregnancy, motherhood and beyond.


Eric St Physiotherapy offers professional services 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

  • Breastfeeding 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 Physiotherapy, we offer:


  • Pelvic floor examinations with real-time ultrasound (RTUS)

  • Treatment for urge and stress incontinence


For more information on continence, please refer to the following website - Continence Australia


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


Pregnancy Services


At Eric St Physiotherapy, we offer a suite of services for mums-to-be:

  • Pregnancy exercise classes (in-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



Postnatal Women's Health


Before returning to exercise, we strongly recommend, in addition to your GP or obstetrician's 6 week check, a postnatal women's health physiotherapy assessment.


Our physiotherapists can help and advise you with:

  • 6 week postnatal 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 Physiotherapy 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 postnatal physiotherapy check

  • Movement and postural advice for mums

  • Advice on returning to exercise

  • Massage


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