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What Is Treatment for Women’s Health?

At Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia we address 2 of the most common issues women may deal with.

If you are expecting to have children your physiotherapist can assist you with pregnancy related conditions and can help with pre-natal and post-natal advice and treatment such as related back pain, swelling of your body causing carpal tunnel syndrome, and to prepare your body for pregnancy to ensure a smooth recovery. You may also suffer from Urge or Stress Incontinence. This is also an area our physiotherapists can assist, deal and manage for you.

Will I Benefit From Treatment For Women’s Health?


Experiencing the joy of giving birth is a miraculous event. It can however physically damage and injure your body if you do not prepare your body through this life changing event. Back pain, sciatica, neck pain, headaches, tingling in the hands, incontinence, pelvic pain are all common conditions that you should not have to experience with. Our physiotherapists will provide solutions and management programs to protect you body from potential permanent injuries

Incontinence Issues

Our physiotherapists have the skills and knowledge to combat your incontinence issues. With over 30% of females suffering from a weak bladder or bowel, our goal is to markedly reduce this problem you face with. Wouldn’t it feel fantastic to gain control of your pelvic floor so that you don’t have to worry about accidents with your bladder or bowel? So many females after completing their Optimal Health4Life pathway plan have successfully gained control over their incontinence issues, and gained their lifestyles back!

What Is Included In Women’s Health Treatments?

Strategies and implementations for Pregnancy and Incontinence issues are as follow:

  • Tailored treatment plan through our Optimal Health4Life plan
  • Pre-natal and Post-natal management programs
  • Guided exercises to strengthen you pelvic floor to help incontinence and sexual discomfort
  • Bladder and bowel incontinence
  • Stress incontinence
  • Urge incontinence
  • Prolapses
  • Over active bladder symptoms

Things I Need To Know About Treatment For Women’s Health

Incontinence can occur due to weakness of the spincter muscles responsible in closing the urethra. When this muscle is underactive and weak, pressure from laughing, coughing, exercising or sneezing can result in leakage of the urine. In addition the bladder muscle can suddenly tighten, this can cause urge incontinence with a urge to urinate that you may not be able to control.

Prenatal is the medical term given to describe the pregnancy time of ‘previous to birth’ or ‘to giving birth’. Postnatal or postpartum is the term given for the time which begins immediately after childbirth.

Common complications include bladder and bowel incontinence, bladder or bowel prolapses, back pain, sciatica pain, headaches, carpal tunnel syndrome, pelvic pain and even sexual discomfort just to name a few. These can all be treated and managed by our physiotherapists.

You can expect a thorough investigation on the issues and goals you want rectified. Pregnancy related conditions can be a complex issue that only an experienced physiotherapist can help, manage and treat. Hence you can expect a high quality of service with experienced and knowledgeable physio’s to help pregnant related conditions and incontinence issues.

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