Post-Pregnancy Problems And Physiotherapy
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If you're pregnant, congratulations! If you're planning to have a baby, it is a wonderful event and at the same time, having a baby changes your body.
A lot of women experience physical problems as a result of pregnancy, labour and birth but our specialist women's health physiotherapist can help you deal with these changes and help you deal with issues that may come about because of pregnancy and childbirth and parenting.
Symptoms And Physiotherapy
Pelvic Pain and pubic symphisis discomfort is directly linked to the
process of the baby passing through the bony pelvis. For childbirth / delivery, the mother's body will produce specific compounds and hormones to loosen / laxify the ligaments of the joints which will allow the joints to stretch to allow bbay to pass through...but this may lead to pain around the pelvic joint after the birthing process.
Low / lower back pain also can be traced back to two major causes:
- First is the ‘loose’ ligaments effect causing
instability in the region
- The other cause is the increase in weight / load
in the abdominal region; especially the increased weight dragging
forwards and downwards AND combined with the lack of ligament support due to release of
Relaxin often causes low back pain, often with symptoms referring into the
bottom or legs.
Post-Pregnancy Problems And Physiotherapy
Our specialist back and neck physiotherapists will assess and determine which structures are affected and will use a
combination of treatment and rehabilitation to decrease pain and improve strength and movement.
are a number of different techniques that our specialist physiotherapists will use to
treat you but in most cases there will be a factor of customization based on your symptoms.
Post-Pregnancy Problems And Physiotherapy -
Specialist Women's Health Physiotherapists can help to overcome these difficulties by teaching you to
strengthen the pelvic floor muscles, which support the bowel, urethra
Pelvic floor weakness exercises, also known as Kegel
exercises, refers to repetitive contractions of the pelvic floor
muscles and are shown to effectively prevent and treat urinary
incontinence during pregnancy and post pregnancy/birth.
should begin the exercises during pregnancy and continue post delivery until the symptoms and condition is managed.
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Our Physio & Rehab Expertise
Specialist Rehab Group works with specialist physiotherapists and specialist rehab therapists who are highly trained, qualified, experienced and passionate to provide high level of expert care to our patients.
Areas of specialization
- physiotherapy: back and neck (spine), sports, shoulder, hip, knee, ankle
- hand therapy: forearm, wrist, hand and fingers
- podiatrist: leg, calf, ankle, foot and toes
- read more on our specializations here
All our therapists are fully insured and registered with Allied Health Professions Council (AHPC) and Traditional Chinese Medicine Board (TCM). See our entire team here by location and specialization.
Initially, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough
assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to
help you recover. They then provide
expert treatment for your pain as well as prescribing specific
exercises to reduce your risk of re-injury and giving you a long term
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We are a wholly Singapore Private Limited group of licensed physiotherapists, hand therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, sports massage therapists, clinical pilates practitioners and TCM physicians practicing in our scope of rehabilitation and its areas of specializations. As listed in our website are the list of services we provide our clients as referred by their medical doctors or by self referrals/word of mouth.
The range of rehabilitation results vary from patients to patients, depending on a variety of factors and reasons such as severity of condition, genetics, gender and age. However, we will still deliver the best evidence-based-practice of physiotherapy, hand therapy, TCM, sports training and deep tissue release therapy that we can deliver.
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