Women's Health Physiotherapy

Women's Health Physiotherapy helps treat womens health issues such as incontinence, pelvic/vaginal pain, prenatal / postpartum musculoskeletal pain, education prevention, wellness exercise and much more. 

 

Our service areas include Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted, Watford, St Alban, Radlett, and the surrounding Villages.

Pregnant Woman Staying Fit

Specialist physiotherapy treatment can help address your women's health issues, covering all areas of women's health from pregnancy to menopause, to get you back to the life you love.
 

  • 1 in 3 women experience urinary incontinence during their lifetime

  • Pelvic organ/vaginal prolapse is experienced in up to 50% of women who have had children

  • In women who have not children – up to 60% will have some significant bladder/bowel or pain symptoms

  • Approximately 20% of 18-50 year old women will complain of chronic pelvic pain

  • All women will at some point go through the menopause.

 

Many women tolerate these problems for years thinking they are a normal part of being a woman. Embarrassment often prevents women seeking help and many women are unaware that there are effective treatments available.

It’s worth working with a physiotherapist and persevering with your programme – pelvic floor muscle physiotherapy helps to cure or improve the symptoms of weak pelvic floor muscles for over 70% of women.

 

Conditions we can help with

Our specialist Physiotherapist can help you with a range of conditions including:

  • pregnancy-related musculoskeletal problems, such as back pain, pelvic pain, sciatica or carpal tunnel syndrome

  • bladder dysfunction

  • bowel dysfunction

  • pelvic floor dysfunction

  • incontinence

  • pelvic pain

  • pelvic organ prolapse

  • sexual dysfunction. 

  • headaches

Following pregnancy, many women are concerned about aches or pains and have questions about how they can safely return to sport without any risk to their pelvic floor. Our Physiotherapist can offer you a postnatal body check, including postural, abdominal and pelvic floor assessment, which will give you back confidence in your body following the birth of your child. Book a Mummy MOT today! Fancy a chat with our Womens Health Specialist before booking an appointment? Book your FREE CONSULTATION now!

Our Physiotherapist is passionate about helping women resolve their problems, improve their quality of life and help them return to the life they love. Our service is highly confidential and respects the often-sensitive nature of these problems.

Our Services

Obstetrics/ antenatal (Pregnancy care):

  • Advice and treatment for any pain in pregnancy including back and pelvic girdle pain (sacroiliac or symphysis pubis /SPD). Also for nerve problems such as sciatica and carpal tunnel syndrome (pain, pins and needles or numbness in the hands)

  • Your physiotherapist can help your physical preparation for labour (positions for labour, breathing techniques, perineal massage, relaxation, TENS)

  • Pelvic floor exercises and training to prevent and treat incontinence.

 

Postnatal treatment includes:

  • Post-natal abdominal retraining for weak distended abdominal muscles and rectus divarication (separation of abdominal muscles)

  • Treatment for any pain post-pregnancy including back, neck and pelvic pain and practical advice relating to breastfeeding and carrying your baby and improving your posture

  • Pelvic floor muscle re-education and strengthening – for incontinence, prolapse, pelvic pain or following perineal trauma during delivery

  • Bespoke and safe ‘return to exercise’ programmes.

What is Women's Health?

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Helping you maintain an active lifestyle

If pain and discomfort are preventing you from carrying out your day-to-day activities, reducing your range of movement, or causing acute pain please arrange a FREE telephone consultation with one of our EXPERT THERAPISTS to discuss how we can help you become PAIN FREE.

Take a look at the injury and pain related conditions commonly treated in clinic

Sports Injuries

Muscular Dystrophy

Lymphedema

Back and Neck Pain

Sciatica

Limited Range of Motion

Osteoporosis

Headaches

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Respiratory Issues

Joint Replacement

Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Sprains

Arthritis

Ligament injuries

Cartilage injuries

Meniscal tears

Tendonitis

Dislocated kneecap

Reoccurring pain with no diagnosis

 Our Service areas cover Hemel Hempstead, Berkhamsted, Watford, St Albans, Radlett and the surrounding towns and villages.

What our clients say

Outstanding service from Matt. Professional outfit and very knowledgable. Makes you feel very welcome and relaxed throughout. Highly recommend him to anyone whether it be for an injury or simply a maintenance session

Kemp | Hemel Hempstead