R.D.Physiotherapy and Fitness Clinic role in the clinical area of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is the care of women in relation to childbirth, both antenatally and postnatally, including the teaching of antenatal classes, in the treatment of incontinence, and in the care of women undergoing gynaecological surgery.

What is Gynaecological Physiotherapy

Gynecological Physiotherapy is the therapeutic treatment of all disorders affecting the pelvis and pelvic floor. From incontinence to prolapse, pelvic pain or constipation, there is growing evidence that physiotherapy can alleviate, and in many cases cure these symptoms.

Which Gynecological Conditions are included for Physiotherapy

It include all health concerns of women:

  • Incontinence
  • Pelvic/ vaginal pain
  • Prenatal and postpartum musculoskeletal pain
  • Rehabilitation following breast surgery
  • Pelvic floor disorders
  • Low Back Pain and Pregnancy
  • Kegels Exercises
  • Education for prevention, wellness and exercise.
All females across the life span, from the young athlete, the childbearing woman, the menopausal and elderly woman receive benefit from physical therapy.

What does a Physiotherapist do in Gynaecological Conditions

A physiotherapy evaluation is the first step in the rehabilitation process. The evaluation identifies areas of deficit, including strength, range of motion and functional abilities. An individualized treatment plan is established which will address areas of deficiency and will work to achieve the patient’s own goals for treatment. Treatment plans can include, pain reduction/management, manual therapy techniques, restoration of motion and strength through exercise, education, and functional training.