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Pregnancy Physiotherapy in Ivanhoe, Victoria

Support your body through the many physical changes that accompany pregnancy.

During pregnancy, the body goes through many postural, biomechanical and hormonal changes. Our Women’s Health Physiotherapists thoroughly assess and treat any physical concerns that may arise during the pregnancy and postpartum period.

We have a special pregnancy pillow that allows pregnant women to lay on their stomachs safely up until the late stages of pregnancy. Our pregnant clients always love being able to come in and safely lie face down on the treatment table!
At Perform we offer a high quality and evidence-based physiotherapy service for a wide variety of women’s health conditions during pregnancy, caring for women who experience the below conditions:

Pelvic Girdle Pain

Lower Back Pain

Neck, Mid Back and Rib pain

DRAM (Abdominal Separation)

Carpal Tunnel

Incontinence

Exercise advice and prescription during pregnancy

We love educating and supporting you to prepare you for your birth and beyond.

We offer a high quality and evidence-based physiotherapy service for a wide variety of women’s health conditions during pregnancy.

Our Women’s Health Physio's

Exercise + Pregnancy

There is strong research evidence to suggest that supervised pelvic floor exercises during pregnancy can prevent urinary leakage after birth.

Many of our pregnant clients come to us for advice and guidance about how to stay fit and healthy during pregnancy and help prepare for the demands of labour and looking after a baby. We offer pre and post natal pelvic floor assessments and individualised exercise programs.

Many of our client’s benefit from and love participating in our semi-private clinical pilates classes, where we individually design and tailor your exercise program specifically to address the many physical changes that occur during pregnancy. Each program is designed with individual goals at the forefront.

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2. Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

If you have any concerns about your pelvic floor function, are experiencing any incontinence or heaviness/a dragging sensation in the saddle region, or pelvic/sexual pain, you will benefit from having a specialised Pelvic Health Assessment. This will involve a full pelvic floor assessment which will include an internal exam performed by one of our Pelvic Health Physiotherapists, to assess your individual pelvic floor requirements. This will be used to determine your diagnosis and an appropriate management plan.

In this consultation we will review many aspects of your care and progress where appropriate. Such things may include pelvic floor function, progress exercises and review your bladder diary.

In this consultation we will review many aspects of your care and progress. An extended consultation is required for more complex cases and when we have to review multiple facets of your condition. Such things may include pelvic floor function, progress exercises and review your bladder diary.

Is where one of our Physiotherapists performs a full movement assessment reviewing your biomechanics and movement patterns during your pregnancy, assessing your pelvic stability, and any other injuries or pain you may have. The Physio then prescribes clinical exercises including pelvic floor exercises and clinical pilates exercises individually tailored to your needs. These exercises will then form the basis of your individualised program, enabling you to participate in our Semi-Private Move + Load Clinical Pilates and Rehab Classes.

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