Physiohealth is well positioned to offer ante and post natal care advice to pregnant women regarding exercise and sport during pregnancy and provide tailored pre-natal exercises for posture, core stability and pelvic floor. Post-natal treatment offered involves advice regarding appropriate exercises, rehabilitation for abdominal separation and treatment for acute mastitis.
Also provided is care for the post mastectomy patient, with treatments for scar management, upper limb stretching and cording.
Physiotherapy can help in the treatment of Mastitis, blocked ducts and other inflammatory conditions of the lactating breast which are very painful and require immediate attention. Ultrasound and massage can assist in relieving the symptoms.