Post Natal Physiotherapy

During pregnancy, there are numerous changes that occur in woman. The center of mass changes and there becomes more pressure over organs and more weight to put on. Physiotherapy help woman manage changes during pregnancy, childbirth and beyond offering expert care and advice.

Low Back Pain:

After giving birth; many women get to experience the low back pain. This can be reduced by physiotherapy treatments including mobilization, Soft tissue techniques strengthening, stretching and Pilates based exercise program.


Early Inpatient Postnatal Mobility:

Postnatal inpatient education before mobilising: After Caesarean and vaginal delivery, moving correctly post delivery reduces pain and other complication. The patient can be educated antenatal for the movement pattern which reduces strain and intra abdominal pressure. It is important for the caesarean wounds, vulnerable pelvic joints and stretched perineum but needs modification and on the spot guidance as it starts to mobilize after birth.

The physiotherapists give you the practical guidance to take early postnatal patient clearly through each step of moving well, including:

  • The posture and moving in bed
  • How to get in and out of bed
  • How to get up and down from a chair
  • chair posture and back care with baby.

            The breastfeeding positioning in bed

Sacroiliac Joint Pain:

The Sacroiliac joint are located at the bottom of the back and here the pain often occurs one sided. It might be concentrated in you buttocks. After pregnancy, mother might still have hyper mobile joints which can be extremely painful. Physiotherapy helps by offering the hands on treatment, hydrotherapy and strengthening exercise and Pilates based exercise programs that help in regaining the muscle tone.

Pelvic floor weakness:

After pregnancy, many women might feel reduction in their pelvic floor muscle control. This part can be strengthened by the help of physiotherapist who provides the specific exercises for pelvic floor and Pilates based exercise programs.

Diastasis recti (abdominal separation):

At the time of pregnancy, women might experience Diastasis Recti owing to the excessive stretching of the abdominal muscles. The condition is much common for the women who have multiple pregnancies. There is no treatment necessary until after the birth while the condition actually presents during pregnancy. The physiotherapy treatment of the condition may include strengthening exercises or Pilates based exercise program which results into the repair of the damaged abdominal muscles and strengthening of core muscles.

Why choose our Post Natal Physiotherapy

The weeks and months following the birth of baby remains the busy and exhaustive time and it is the time where body tries to recover from the changes which occurs during pregnancy and delivery. Owing to this, mother may experience weakness in tummy and pelvic floor muscles, neck, back or pelvic pain, troubles returning to exercise and breast engorgement or mastitis.

At Physiosolution we help with these entire problems while our tailored exercise classes or individual physiotherapy consultation help to achieve goals and leave you feeling healthy, fit and ready to fulfill the demands of growing baby.