Prenatal and Postnatal Physiotherapy Artarmon | Physiotherapy Post Pregnancy -

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Enjoy the Benefits of Prenatal and Postnatal Physiotherapy

There is no doubt that pregnancy is a wonderful and life changing experience however it can take a toll on your body as it transforms to accommodate the newcomer. This is due to the body going through various dramatic changes in a fairly short space of time. Many women develop physical concerns that vary from lower back pain due to the added weight of the baby through to carpel tunnel syndrome. We understand that it can also be a daunting and difficult task to assist your body back to full recovery once the baby arrives.

At Mind Heart Body Centre in Artarmon we have a collection of prenatal Pilates physio options as well as traditional physiotherapy based services to help ease mothers through the process and help minimize stress on the body.

Prenatal physiotherapy

Common conditions experienced during pregnancy include:  

  • Sciatica and Lower back pain
  • Pelvic floor weakness and Urinary incontinence
  • Sacroiliac joint pain
  • Carpel tunnel syndrome

Our experienced Physiotherapists at Mind Heart and Body are able to assist expectant mothers by assessing the patients individual needs to provide safe treatments and ensure they get the most out of the services. As every pregnancy is different, our Physiotherapists will design a specific program to suit you. Through the combination of individual and group support offered by Mind Heart and Body, we can carefully monitor the progress of each patient and treat not only the area of pain but the body as a whole.

The benefits of prenatal physiotherapy have been well documented and can help ease your symptoms making the entire process more comfortable. Mind Heart Body Centre’s Prenatal Physiotherapy treatments are catered to your specific needs to enhance your overall wellbeing and to facilitate a healthier and easier delivery.

Results and benefits that prenatal physiotherapy can provide include:

  • Core stability and strengthening of the pelvic floor
  • Prevent and manage back pain
  • Improve strength and flexibility
  • Overall fitness which increases potential for quick recovery
  • Helps manage body weight and self-image
  • Regular exercise helps with sleep

Postnatal physiotherapy

In addition to providing prenatal services, Mind Heart Body Centre also specialises in physiotherapy post pregnancy to help your body recover once your lovely bundle of joy has arrived. Postnatal Physiotherapy and Pilates can work wonders on your body to help to tone stretched areas, regain core abdominal strength and refine your waist through to post caesarian section recovery. It is our aim to have all clients recovering to their full potential as efficiently as possible. We want to assist mothers to be able to keep up with their newborn and have the time and energy to provide the nurturing they require.

Common conditions and symptoms that can be alleviated through Mind Heart Body Centre’s postnatal physiotherapy and exercises include:

  • The onset or continuation of urinary incontinence
  • Back, neck or hip pain
  • Abdominal separation
  • Post caesarian section pain
  • Bowel control difficulties
  • Pelvic floor weakness

As mothers strive to regain their figure after having their baby, our Physiotherapists at Mind Heart and Body Centre are able assess your postnatal physical and mental needs and design an individual treatment plan. Our Physiotherapists have the ability to carefully instruct new mothers on how to restart their fitness regime which is vital to the efficiency and continuation of recovery. We also encourage postnatal group Pilates and exercise classes to help maintain mental health and wellbeing as well as strengthen relationships with other mothers and their newborns. The countless benefits of pre and post natal physiotherapy have been proven time and time again.

For more information of how Mind Heart Body Centre Artarmon can help you during every stage of your pregnancy, give us a call or send us an enquiry on the website.