ARE YOU IN PAIN AND LOOKING FOR A SOLUTION?

Obstetric and Post Natal Physiotherapy involves the treatment of women through this very important stage of life. Common issues include pelvic, hip and back pain as well as continence and pelvic floor issues. 

Every pregnancy, every mum and every baby is different! That’s why it is SO important to see a Physiotherapist who works with women’s health issues and who is passionate about obstetric and post-natal care.

At Physio Fit, we love to look after all of the mums and bubs of Adelaide!

Obstetric & Post-Natal Physio

Pregnancy issues treated:

  • Facilitating exercise through pregnancy. Advice on suitable physical activity and adjustments to your sports/training to keep you engaging in physical activity.
  • Postural advice and treatment for postural pain.
  • Assessment and exercises for abdominal muscles and pelvic floor.
  • Assessment and treatment for common pregnancy conditions including; carpal tunnel, back pain, rib pain, shoulder pain & neck pain and hip/pelvic girdle pain.

Post natal issues treated:

  • Facilitating return to exercise and sports.
  • Mastitis education + advice
  • Abdominal separation
  • Pelvic floor education, assessment and treatme
  • Postural re-education
  • Assessment of bladder and bowel issues
  • Assessment and treatment for any musculoskeletal issues that have arisen (sore hips, backs, wrists and shoulders are just a few!)

There are many ways we can assist you and if your issues requires referral we have a network of great OBGYN’s and physiotherapists who treat prolapse and higher level pelvic floor issues and dysfunctions.

Our main goal is to help you achieve your goals towards an active, healthy and happy life for both you and your family!

Your podiatry appointment with consist of:
Listening – We listen to understand you, what activities you enjoy, how you problem presented and how it affects you.
Accurate diagnosis – We may need to refer you for diagnostic imaging such as MRI, X-Ray, ultrasound or pathology.
Assessing & addressing the causative factors – We settle your pain & address the reason why it presented.
This allows us to develop a personalised management plan, where we can determine your goals diagnosis, timeframe & management.
We are here to help guide you along the way!

Footwear – Runners, work, casual, everyday shoes. They all help us, help you.
Orthotic devices – If have or have previously worn orthosis please bring them to the appointment.
Previous Results – If you have had imaging/results, please bring them with youl.
Referral – A referral is not required to see a podiatrist. Though if you have one, please bring it along.
Clothing – We will be getting you do some walking/running as part of your assessment. Dress appropriately if possible.
Medicare card, Insurance card – Where applicable, we can process your rebates at the clinic.

For private podiatry clients. no referral is required so you can book in straight away. If you have a workcover injury, DVA, Medicare EPC or 3rd party insurance claim then a referral is required.

We have HICAPS facilities at all our clinic locations, this allows us to be able to claim all private health insurances on the spot. Please remember to bring your card with you.

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COVID-19 UPDATE:

We are open! We have escalated our already stringent hygiene routines and are still here to support you. Whilst social distancing is important your pain and comfort is also our priority, which is why the Australia Government considers allied health an ‘essential’ service.

 

It is important that we help support the load of our amazing local GP’s during these testing times.

 

Should you be forced to self-isolate, or are in a high risk category, please call to discuss a video consultation - 

08 7226 9901 or visit Online Physiotherapy

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