The 6 week check that’s just for mum

 

We Can Help With
  • Returning to exercise
  • Returning to sex
  • Pelvic and back pain
  • Core strength
  • Recovery from birth
  • Bladder leakage
  • Constipation
  • Vulvar pain
  • Prolapse
  • Vaginismus (pain with sexual intercourse)
  • Diastasis Rectus Abdominus (separation between the abdominals)
  • Nerve injuries following delivery
  • Episiotomy or perineal tear pain
  • Caesarean Scar pain

 

Ask Us About 
•Your personalised ‘Return To Exercise’ Program
•Retraining your pelvic floor to gain strength, endurance and co-ordination
•How the pelvic floor affects the bladder and exercises you can do to reduce leakage, frequency and urgency
•Retraining your bowels to gain control and regularity
•Returning to sex after healing
•Exercises you can do to improve your posture while caring for your baby and breastfeeding
•Perineal and Caesarean scar recovery
What To Expect From Your Physical Assessment
  • Abdominal Assessment including real-time ultrasound muscle testing
  • Diastasis Recti Measurement
  • Scar Assessment - for caesarean scars, episiotomies and tears
  • Pelvic Floor Examination - an internal vaginal examination with real time ultrasound
  • Functional movement testing
  • Assessment of posture, back and neck movements

 

Treatments We Offer
  • Manual release of abdominal and pelvic floor muscles
  • Joint mobilisation and soft tissue massage to relieve pain in joints and muscles

 

Appointment Details
  • Recommended for all women following a Caesarean or vaginal birth
  • Your 1 hour initial appointment is $180
  • As determined by you Physiotherapist, any follow up appointments are 30 minutes and $90
  • We recommend you wear something comfortable to move in, like exercise clothes

 

Your Personalised Return To Exercise Program
  • A program tailored just for you
  • Custom exercises designed to restore posture and alignment
  • Core strengthening exercises to reduce stomach separation
  • Retrain your pelvic floor to gain strength, endurance and co-ordination
  • Learn when and how to return to running safely
  • Get to know your limits - learn what you should and shouldn't feel when you are exercising
  • Access to educational videos and exercise demonstrations to keep you motivated
  • Designed to help you gently heal and adapt to the new changes in your body

 
 

Start the journey back to self

Postnatal Check