Core Control Physiotherapy is the sole provider of Physiotherapy Antenatal Education for Peninsula Private Hospital. These sessions are run at a separate location which means if you are delivering at Frankston Hospital, Casey or any other location you may still attend!
The top 5 physiotherapy related concerns postnatally are:
□ Incontinence – effecting 1 in 3 women, including caesarean deliveries!
□ Pelvic Organ Prolapse – effecting 1 in 2 first time mums!
□ Abdominal Muscle Separation and returning muscle tone.
□ Back & Pelvic Pain – Weak postural muscles for feeding and holding baby.
□ Difficulty returning to pre-pregnancy level of activity.
Our Pregnancy Physiotherapist is an expert in helping manage or avoid many of these difficulties and much more.
□ Prevention & Management of back & pelvic pain, pelvic instability & heaviness.
□ Management of bladder weakness – Evidence shows correct exercise can prevent incontinence, facilitate labour & prevent prolonged 2nd stage labour!
□ Management of abdominal separation – strategies & exercise do help!
□ Other common pregnancy conditions and how to manage these.
□ Labour Preparation – Relaxation, Massage, Positioning & Pain Relief.
□ Safe and most appropriate exercise in pregnancy.
□ Postnatal Recovery & Expectations.
The Physiotherapy Education Class is attended between 14 – 24 weeks.
You only attend this session once. It runs 6-8 weekly on a Saturday 11:30am-1pm.
Pricing: $48 claimable under your “physiotherapy extras” from your private health fund. Please register via the contact page.