Ante-Natal Care: Classes are given by the
Physiotherapy Department in conjunction with the Midwife.
Information on these are available through maternity
bookings at (021) 4801609
While some mild back or pelvic joint pain is common
during pregnancy, in some cases it can create significant
discomfort and limit your movement and activities.
Assessment and treatment of the problem will include
posture re-education, muscle strengthening and the
fitting of an appropriate support. This can provide
relief and minimise discomfort.
Gynaecological Care: Following certain
gynaecological procedures your Physiotherapist will
provide advice on positions of comfort and gentle exercise.
As you recover from surgery your Physiotherapist will
advise you on appropriate exercise to facilitate your
return to full fitness.
Incontinence: Incontinence of urine
or faeces are problems that can be experienced by both
men and women. These problems may be due to or made
worse by weakness of the pelvic floor muscles. The
symptoms described below may be experienced,
Stress Incontinence: this results
in leaking of urine during coughing, sneezing or laughing.
Urge Incontinence: this results in
leaking of urine before person manages to get to the
Frequency: very frequent visits to
the bathroom with leaking in come cases.
Following full assessment by a Specialist Physiotherapist
a treatment programme will be devised for you to help
alleviate these problems.