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Optimise your recovery with postnatal physiotherapy

Postnatal physiotherapy helps to rehabilitate and strengthen pelvic floor muscles that have become weakened during childbirth and also help the mother recover with more ease. It is common for women to deal with issues like urinary incontinence, diastasis recti and pelvic pain, but doing certain physiotherapy exercises can reduce this. Without physiotherapy the problems can worsen and lead to urine problems, back/ hip pain, infection and more.

A physiotherapist can help identify impairments in the tissues, muscles, nerves, joints and evaluate the abdominal wall and pelvic floor muscles to determine what has changed during pregnancy, labour, and delivery.

Physiotherapy will help:

  • Muscles heal
  • Improve urinary and bowel function
  • Allow mothers to do daily tasks without putting pressure on abdominal muscles
  • Return to exercising safely

An assessment would usually include:

  • Discussing the history of the pregnancy, labour and delivery
  • Discussing any issues you have following the birth whether a C-section or vaginal birth
  • Reviewing breathing, posture, core, and spinal movements
  • Assessing stomach muscle separation (rectus diastasis)
  • Assessing pelvic floor strength

Treatment can include:

  • Working towards specific goals with activities that you would like to get back to doing
  • Specific pelvic floor or rectus diastasis rehabilitation
  • Soft tissue massage for any surgical scars
  • Progressing exercises to help you return to your normal, fit self
  • Myofascial release

To find out how we can help you recover after giving birth, please contact us to talk to one of our team at Home Physio Group on 020 7096 0684, or alternatively, please fill in the contact sheet and we will get back to you!

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You can discuss your requirements with one of our specialist case managers

Why choose Home Physio Group?

We are a dedicated team of Chartered Physiotherapists working exclusively in your home and providing the highest level of care. We recognise the importance of knowing that you are in safe hands and being looked after. With this is mind, our client management team are here to assist you every step of the way and will answer any questions you may have. We are passionate about helping you to reach your goals, relieve your pain, and improve your mobility.

The benefits of using our service include:

  • All our physiotherapists are hand-picked professionals with years of experience
  • We are registered with the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) and Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC). All our physiotherapists are checked by the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 
  • We will arrange visits in your own home (or care home or place of work) at a convenient time to you
  • We work at speed and do not have a waiting list
  • We offer daytime, evening and weekend appointments
  • Our team work closely with the country’s leading consultants and specialists in their field
  • You will always have the same physiotherapist visiting you at home
  • You can have as may visits as you require
  • Our fixed pricing structure can be provided in writing so that you can consider it in your own time
  • We believe there is no “one size fits all” approach to care. Your personalised programme and treatment strategy will be unique to you