Women’s Health

Pregnancy & Post Natal Issues

Pregnancy and the Post natal period are extraordinary periods for a woman’s body. due to hormonal changes, ones changing shape and the demands of babys growth on ones musculoskeletal system,  There is more demand on the back and gluteal muscles and possibly reduced support from the abdominal muscles.  The core muscles of the body including deep abdominal, deep back and pelvic floor face many challenges over this period.  Restoring your health and core muscles post natally will provide the best long term outcomes, enable safe return to more demanding exercise and reduced risk of early onset musculoskeletal and pelvic floor issues in future pregnancies or in later life.  We treat all musculoskeletal problems in pregnancy and post natally.

Seasons of Life physiotherapy treat the following musculoskeletal issues in pregnancy and post-natally:

  • Low back pain
  • Rib pain
  • Neck and shoulder pain
  • Pelvic girdle pain
  • Abdominal muscle separation

We will assess and treat to solve your aches and pains.  Seasons of Life Physiotherapy also stocks Mitton Pregnancy Belts, SRC garments and Abdominal tubigrip support.

We are also specialised in pelvic floor and incontinence issues in pregnancy or post natally.  If you are experiencing any incontinence or prolapse symptoms prior to pregnancy, during your pregnancy or post natally its important to seek help from specialised physiotherapists.  Our physiotherapists will work towards your goals to solve or minimise your issues now and keep you healthy throughout your childbearing years.