At Premier Sports Medicine, we have a range of practitioners that have a special interest in Women’s Health, from Osteopaths, Physiotherapists and Plates Instructors. They can help with
- Women Athletes and sports injuries
- Pre & post natal Pilates
- Mums & Bubs Pilates classes
- Pregnancy related conditions (lower back pain and sciatica, aching legs or feet, numbness and tingling in the hands, neck, shoulder or middle back pain, shortness of breath, incorrect positioning of the foetus, incontinence, poor sleep).
- Post Pregnancy conditions (Back pain, Pelvic Floor weakness, incontinence, Painful intercourse)
Our practitioners have specialise in this area, gaining extensive experience over many years. Our practitioners maintain a strong commitment to professional development. They participate regularly in clinical research, postgraduate lectures and are members of the Australian Physiotherapy Association or Australian Osteopathic Association,
Pregnancy and childbirth places physical strain on a woman’s body, weakening the pelvic floor and abdominal muscles which contributes to:
•50% of pregnant women experiencing back pain.
•Incontinence in 1 in 3 women who have had a baby.
Research has demonstrated a tailored pelvic floor exercise program is effective in reducing postnatal urinary incontinence.
Services include treatment and advice for:
•Pelvic Instability (sacro-iliac and pubic symphysis joints).
•Back, neck and coccyx pain.
•Carpal tunnel and wrist pain.
•Individualised pelvic floor exercise programs.
•Specific exercise modification for weakened abdominals and general
•Post natal recovery of perineal and pelvic floor dysfunction symptoms.