womens-health

WOMEN’S HEALTH

Women’s health is a specialty within physiotherapy, which aims to treat problems that occur primarily in women related to pregnancy, menopause, surgeries, aging and many more.

Apex Physiotherapy Clinic provides a range of Women’s health services, including treatment and management of the following:

1) OBSTETRICS (Pregnancy Care)

To reduce stress and eliminate injuries and disorders associated with the overuse of muscles, bad posture, and repeated tasks.

We at Apex Physiotherapy, provide workplace ergonomics program that aims to prevent or control injuries and illnesses by eliminating or reducing worker’s exposure to work-related injury risk factors. We analyze your Poor work habits and postures and treat related injuries and resulting fatigue and illness.

I) Pre-Natal & Ante-Natal: (before and during Pregnancy)

  • Fitness assessment, exercise program design, and fitness training before, during, and after pregnancy
  • Physical therapy for pregnancy-related musculoskeletal issues (back pain, pelvic pain, and changing body mechanics,….)
  • Nerve problems such as Sciatica and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Physical preparation for labour (positions for labour, breathing techniques, relaxation, TENS).
  • Pelvic Floor exercises and training, to prevent and treat incontinence.

II) Post-Natal: (After Pregnancy)

  • Treatment for any pain in pregnancy including: back, neck and pelvic pain.
  • Practical advice relating to breast-feeding and carrying your baby and improving your posture.
  • Post-natal abdominal retraining
  • Pelvic Floor Re-education – for incontinence, prolapse, pelvic pain or following perineal trauma during delivery.
  • Pelvic Floor exercises and training, to prevent and treat incontinence.
  • Individualized and safe exercise programs to return to daily life.

2) Pelvic Pain Or Dysfunction

3) Urinary Incontinence

4) Osteoporosis

5) Post Surgical Pain Or Loss Of Function

Physical therapy for pain and dysfunction post surgeries related to women like the following:

  • C-section
  • Episiotomy
  • Hysterectomy
  • mastectomy (Breast surgery)
  • Abdominal surgery

At Apex Physiotherapy we recognize the sensitivity surrounding women’s health issues. Our Physiotherapists are empathetic and approachable to ensure you feel comfortable when seeking treatment and advice from us. If you would like to discuss about your pre-post pregnancy concerns or specific conditions please feel free to contact us.