1 in 3 women who have had a baby suffer from incontinence at some stage in their lives. Research shows that a tailored pelvic floor exercise program is effective in reducing post natal urinary incontinence. Physiotherapy for women in the pre and post natal period aims to prevent, manage and improve conditions such as:
Other services for women in the pre and post natal period include:
Women’s health Physiotherapists can also help in the preparation and recovery from gynaecological or breast surgery, e.g. lymphodaema or restricted movement after breast surgery.