Women's & Men's Health service expanding at PROmotion
We are very excited to welcome Anna White, an experienced Women's & Men's Health Physiotherapist, to the team at PROmotion.
Women’s, Men’s and Pelvic Health Physiotherapists have completed a Master’s degree in Continence and Women’s Health. This training enables them to treat conditions that are specific to pregnancy, post-natal and menopause; painful (or the inability to have) sexual intercourse; bladder and bowel problems; pelvic pain as well as to provide pre and post-op pelvic floor rehab for gynaecological and urological surgeries.
Conditions managed include:
Pregnancy pelvic floor assessment and training
Post-natal pelvic floor rehabilitation and care (including mastitis, abdominal separation)
Pregnancy-related back and pelvic pain
Urinary and faecal incontinence
Pelvic organ prolapse and pessary fitting
Pelvic pain, sexual pain and dysfunction (including vaginismus/genito-pelvic pain, vulvodynia, persistent genital arousal, endometriosis pain)
Labour preparation and perineal stretching
Pre and post prostate surgery rehabilitation
Male pelvic pain
Treatment typically involves:
Assessment of pelvic floor muscles using internal vaginal and/or rectal exam as well as Real Time Ultrasound and biofeedback equipment.
Pelvic Floor Muscle Training for stress urinary and faecal incontinence and prolapse
Bladder calming strategies and bladder training for overactive bladder
Pelvic floor muscle relaxation and awareness exercises, internal pelvic floor release and graded exposure therapy through the use of vaginal dilators for pelvic pain and sexual dysfunction
Education and lifestyle modifications
Exercise rehabilitation and Pilates classes