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Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy – Frankston

WHY SEE A PELVIC FLOOR PHYSIOTHERAPIST? Pelvic Floor Physiotherapists have completed further postgraduate studies in Pelvic Floor Function.  This is very detailed as should be your initial assessment.  This is a specialist area that you need appropriate physiotherapy for. At your first visit our pelvic floor physiotherapist will ask you many questions about your pelvic floor function –this…
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Pelvic Organ Prolapse – Start Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Treatment NOW.

Pelvic Organ Prolapse –Level 1 evidence reports pelvic floor strengthening should be first line treatment for this condition. A gynaecologist may use a pessary to assist with support whilst you are strengthening these muscles. Surgery may be the best option for you however pre-strengthening may improve function prior and will assist with surgical outcomes.  So…
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Physiotherapy run Pilates, Pregnancy Pilates classes

Timetable - exercise classes including Preggyfit, Pilates & Pregnancy Pilates in Frankston These are small groups classes run by our university trained physiotherapists to provide high levels of attention to you. Bookings Essential - text/ call 0421 075 676 The beauty of joining up with Core Control Physiotherapy is that it is a boutique clinic. This…
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Pilates Individual & Small Group Machine based Sessions

We are excited to offer more affordable machine based pilates sessions. Individual or small groups. All clients must have an initial assessment prior to starting. 20 - 50 minute pilates sessions available including * clinical reformer *  trapeze table work * floor work / other apparatus * includes advice on ongoing home exercises (claimable under…
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GESTATIONAL DIABETES – HOW CAN WE HELP!

What is Gestational Diabetes? Diabetes occurs when your pancreas can’t produce enough insulin to meet your body’s demand, or when your cells become desensitised to insulin so insulin loses its effectiveness to transport glucose (sugar) into your cells. Gestational diabetes usually develops after the 24th week of gestation, and occurs in 8% of pregnancies in…
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Knee Osteoarthritis

Many people find their aches and pains are aggravated as we head into the colder months, particularly those people with arthritis. So we thought it was a good time to shed some light on KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS. Some current evidence and recommendations: -       Pain is best managed by regular paracetamol use (Level A evidence) and short-term…
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Mastitis – Success with a different massage technique

Are you suffering from mastitis? There have been some exciting developments in treatment of this condition.  Many of you will have heard of the old school way of massaging the breast quite heavily towards the nipple prior to a feed. This is quite painful and in fact is probably compressing the ducts. The good news is that the new technique isn't…
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SMARTER goal setting

If you choose to we will help you set a few realistic goals for your physiotherapy sessions.  We do not pressure you to take this approach. Here at Core Control Physiotherapy we like to set GOALS with you. We endeavour to clearly communicate throughout all our sessions with you with a team approach - you and your physiotherapist. It is…
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