Women's Health

Our team includes Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists and Remedial Massage Therapists. We can work together to give you the best possible care with your specific requirements.

Women’s Health Physiotherapy and Exercise Physiology covers many areas, including the following:
  • Pregnancy and birth preparation
  • Postnatal rehabilitation and return to exercise
  • Pelvic floor problems
  • Lumbopelvic pain management
  • Addressing diastasis recti (abdominal muscle ‘separation’)
  • Prolapse recovery
  • Improving bone density through exercise prescription
  • Pilates programs tailored to the individual 

Our health professionals have completed extra training in Women’s Health.

Here are some reasons to visit a Women’s Health Physio or Exercise Physiologist:
  • Unexplained pain/discomfort in the lower back, hips or pelvis
  • Bladder leaks and or urgent or frequent need to urinate
  • Feeling like your bladder or bowel emptying is not complete
  • Pre-natal advice: regarding trimester specific exercise advice, techniques for active labouring, returning to sport and exercise after baby,
  • Pain during sex
  • Post-natal advice: regarding abdominal exercises, pelvic floor, appropriate type and load of exercise, addressing diastasis recti, home or gym program set up.
  • Pregnancy-related pelvic, back or coccyx pain (“pelvic girdle pain” or “coccydynia”).
  • Pelvic pain, pressure, bulging, heaviness or dragging in the saddle region, or if a doctor has said that you have a prolapse.
  • Endometriosis, Adenomyosis, and other medical pelvic conditions.
  • Gestational diabetes
  • Hypertension and pre-eclampsia
  • Bone density concerns related to menopause
  • Referrals to other programs to assist with areas such as mental health, breastfeeding, nutritional health or community programs.
To book a women's health appointment choose a practitioner below and book as necessary. 

Pre and Post Natal

Every Mum needs support during pregnancy for their baby’s health and their own.  At My Local Physio Plus, we love being a part of this journey.

Our 'Bump to Baby' program encompasses all of our services for pregnancy and post-natal women, including our group reformer classes. 

And because our health professionals have completed extra training in women's health, we can help you from pre-conception right through to post-natal recovery.

Our team will work alongside your GP, midwife or OBGYN to help ensure you are taking care of your body in the best way possible during this special stage in your life.

Our team specialise in making sure you are exercising safely for the benefit of you and your baby and provide advice on the following:

  • General Advice
  • Home Program Setup
  • Gym Program Setup
  • Supervised Individual Exercise Session (Clinic based, Gym Based, Pilates - your session is tailored to your needs - babies welcome!)
  • Group Based Reformer Sessions
  • What exercise you should be doing (intensity, type, volume etc)
  • What you should be avoiding
  • How to exercise your pelvic floor
  • How to safely exercise your abdominals
  • Gestational Diabetes
  • Hypertension & Pre-Eclampsia
  • Pelvic Floor Dysfunction & Pelvic Floor Safe Exercise
  • Techniques for active labouring
  • Returning to exercise + sport after baby
  • Abdominal Separation
  • Trimester Specific exercise advice
  • Referrals to other programs to assist with topics such as mental health, breastfeeding, nutritional health or community programs.

The Bump to Baby program includes working with Physiotherapists, Exercise Physiologists, Acupuncturists and Remedial Massage Therapists.

Private Health Fund Rebates May Apply.

To book a pre/post natal appointment choose a practitioner from below and book the appointment necessary.
If you have any questions or queries regarding the booking process you can call us on 08 7325 6611.

Our Women's Health Specialists

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Cat Ward


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Renee Harris

Remedial Massage Therapist

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Monika Edmonds

Remedial Massage Therapist