Focus On Women Physiotherapy

Providing expert advice for women

Focus on Women understands the specific needs of women and can recommend comprehensive management programs for all women including mums and mums-to-be. Offering a range of solutions that cater to the needs of the individual, the team of physiotherapists will design a specific program and offer advice to overcome a broad spectrum of womenâ??s health issues. The physiotherapists at Focus on Women can offer their expertise on issues including:

Pelvic floor problems
• management of incontinence
• waterworks problems (urgency & frequency)
• pre- and post-operative exercise education
• treatment of pelvic pain

Individual ante and post-natal assessment
• pelvic floor muscle function
• general exercise regimes
• treatment of muscle and joint dysfunction
• postural re-education
• management of breast mastitis

Musculoskeletal assessment and treatment
• of low back pain, sciatica
• pelvic and SIJ pain
• abdominal muscle rehabilitation
• advice for the older women to reduce the problems of ageing
(age related stiffness and loss of mobility)

Breast Surgery
• instruction in and supervision of exercise programs
• scar management

Lymphoedema (swelling caused by damage to or removal of the lymph nodes)
• education and assessment
• massaging and bandaging protocols

Defecation difficulties
• avoiding straining and damaging pelvic floor
• lack of wind control
• rehabilitation of bowel function