Our experienced Physiotherapists offer a detailed Post-Natal Check Up from 2 weeks post natal, this consultation includes the following:
Pelvic floor screening questionnaire
Check of C-section scars and healing
Discussion around vaginal healing (no internal examination performed)
Check for any abdominal separation (rectus diastasis) and exercises to help with this if applicable
Pelvic floor education and strengthening given
Postural assessment and advice around feeding, lifting and carrying your baby
Stretches prescribed to help alleviate muscle tension from continuous bending and lifting of baby
Tailored and gentle re-activation exercises to do at home for 4 weeks, accessed via an app, to help you re-activate your core muscles (as appropriate to your stage of healing)
If you are at the right stage of healing, you may be able to start our Post Natal classes to help you get back to action quicker (safely and effectively)!
**Please note: we are NOT women's health (pelvic floor) specialists and do NOT perform internal examination. Should we deem this to be required, we will refer you to the right person for a more detailed internal assessment. Our Physios are trained to recognize any issues and refer you when needed.