Pregnancy Related Care

Pregnancy is a unique time in a woman’s life and likewise each pregnancy is unique. It is a time that obviously holds great change, and this can impact on a woman’s ability to function on a daily basis.

Reduce Discomfort

It is estimated that up to 25% of women will experience some form or temporary disablement.

Many physical and hormonal changes are responsible for making women feel at times quite uncomfortable during the pregnancy process. Despite these aches and pains being quite common in pregnancy, they should not be accepted as a normal part of the process, Anatomy Physiotherapy can help to reduce discomfort, prepare the body for delivery, and also accelerate the recovery process after the birth of the baby.

 

Physiotherapists are skilled at assessing the body’s musculature, mobility, respiratory and circulatory issues in the general population but Suzanne’s specialist women’s health knowledge of the pregnant and postpartum body allows her to treat the issues of mammy’s to be with expertise and ease. It is estimated that up to 25% of women will experience some form or temporary disablement because of the changes in the body during pregnancy and other women will experience general discomfort to varying degrees.

Early Intervention

We can help to alleviate your conditions successfully.

By seeking early intervention for any issues that present during pregnancy and implementing an individualised physiotherapy program, conditions can be alleviated successfully. If you are suffering from any of the following, then you would benefit from physiotherapy treatment.

  • Lower Back Pain
  • Neck or Shoulder Pain
  • Mid Back Pain
  • Coccyx or Tailbone Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (tingling/numbness in hands)
  • Pelvic Girdle Pain/Pubic Symphysis Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Rib Pain
  • Round Ligament Pain
  • Incontinence
  • Prolapse

Vulval Varicosities

Relaxation exercises are just as important as those that help to increase strength and flexibility.

At Anatomy Physiotherapy a thorough evaluation is completed in order to determine the best exercises for each individual. These exercises are intended to decrease joint painhelp to correct muscle imbalances and build strength, and to increase the range of the body’s overall motion and functionality. Relaxation exercises are just as important as those that help to increase strength and flexibility. Suzanne is also able to fit patients with braces for support if deemed necessary. Positions for sleeping may be advised and different movement techniques.

Don’t rely on Dr. Google!

It is important not to rely on advice from Dr. Google or well-meaning family & friends at this time as everyone has an opinion on what you should and shouldn’t do with regard to EVERYTHING surrounding pregnant women!