Women’s Health Physiotherapy

Linda  Williams, MISCP, is our Women’s health specialist. She has done extensive post graduate training in the area of women’s health including  the Jo Laycock foundation course in an advanced course in the examination and treatment of the pelvic floor with Maeve Whelan.

Treatment for Incontinence

  • weak pelvic floor muscles/sphinctor muscles
  • prolapsed bladder/uterus/bowel
  • sensitivity of vagina/pelvic floor
  • overactive bladder
  • advice and pelvic floor exercises for men post prostate surgery

Ante-Natal Care

During pregnancy many expectant mothers suffer from a wide range of pregnancy related musculo-skeletal problems. Too often the mother to be does not seek help because they feel this is just a normal side effect of pregnancy.
If you have any of the following issues you should seek physiotherapy from a reputable source to help you through your pregnancy:

  • Low Back Pain
  • Sacro-iliac joint pain
  • Pubic Pain
  • Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction
  • Foot Pain
  • Swollen feet
  • Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
  • Neck, Shoulder Pain
  • Difficulty getting comfortable to sleep in bed

Our qualified, experienced therapists will be able to offer you help in these areas to make your pregnancy more comfortable.

Postnatal Care

Many changes which occur during pregnancy and birth can leave mothers suffering in the weeks, months and years after birth. Our physiotherapists are qualified and experienced in treatment of such issues, including:

  • Low Back Pain
  • Sacro-iliac joint pain
  • Pubic Pain
  • Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction
  • Thoracic Pain from breast feeding
  • Incontinence

Pre and Post Natal Pilates

Through our sister clinic “The Core Clinic” in Freshford and on the premises in Maudlin St we do specialised Pilates exercises for Pre natal and post natal stages.

Great care is taken in both areas and as you are exercising under the guidance of a qualified Chartered Physiotherapist as well as a Certified Pilates Instructor you are guaranteed a high standard of care. The classes are only small groups so that adequate supervision is assured.
In our post natal classes your baby is welcome.