188 Latrobe Terrace

Paddington, QLD 4064

Australia

info@bodyandbirthphysio.com

Body & Birth
Physiotherapy
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Tel: 07 3368 4067

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Pregnancy Physiotherapy 

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Prenatal Physiotherapy

 
Our prenatal sessions cover pelvic floor assessment and education, how to thrive during pregnancy and preparation for birth.  Meaning you and your pelvic floor can be ready for pregnancy, delivery and beyond.
 
These hour-long private consultations help you address:
 
Pain
  • Hands-on treatment and exercises for back, pubic symphysis dysfunction and sacro-iliac joint (SIJ) pain
  • Pelvic floor pressure and pain
 
Pelvic Floor
  • Pelvic floor assessment, education and retraining with our unique, whole-body approach
  • Treatment, education and prevention strategies to decrease your risk of pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, constipation and haemorrhoids
 
Core
  • Abdominal muscle assessment and education - how to decrease your risk of separation (diastasis recti) and maintain a strong, functional core!
 
Education
  • How to sit and stand properly during pregnancy to help prevent issues and optimise function
  • Safe exercise during and after pregnancy
  • Pain-free sex during and after pregnancy
  • Post-natal pelvic floor and core care and return to activities
 
Labour and Delivery Preparation
  • Active birthing positions and breathing techniques
  • Diaphragmatic suspension and pushing
  • Perineal massage
 
All sessions are eligible for private health insurance rebates. 
 
 
     Initial Assessment $160       |       Follow Up $120
 

Postnatal Physiotherapy

 
Get back to what you love safely! Our postnatal sessions cover pelvic floor and core assessment and rehabilitation, as well as how to move naturally with a baby. Our goal is for you to be healed, empowered, and confident in your body.
 
 
These are some of the common conditions we help women with postpartum - anywhere from 4 weeks to 40 years after baby!
 
Pain
  • Post-natal lower back, tailbone and pelvic pain
  • Perineal and pelvic floor pain
  • Pain with returning to sex
 
Pelvic Floor
  • Heal and restore function to your pelvic floor muscles to prevent or resolve common postpartum issues, including:
    • Urinary urgency and incontinence
    • Bowel dysfunction
    • Pelvic organ prolapse 
 
Diastasis Recti
  • Assess and resolve abdominal separation (diastasis recti)
  • Safely restore strength and function to your core
 
Education
  • Find optimal alignment post pregnancy and when baby-carrying
  • How to safely return to exercise after baby 
  • How you can facilitate your baby's development through natural movement!
 
All visits are eligible for private health insurance rebates.
 
       Initial Assessment $160       |       Follow Up $120
       
      
 

Below Check Out a Recent Facebook Live video where Sami introduces you to the pelvic floor!

WHY CHOOSE BODY AND BIRTH:

Our Whole-Body Approach: At Body and Birth we don't just look at the acute problem, we look at the bigger picture of the whole body for long-term results.

 

Dedicated: All of our private consults are 60 minutes in length, so you will never feel rushed. 

 

Convenient: Inner-city location with on-site parking and easy communication via website, email, Facebook, or phone. We also have HICAPS available for immediate health fund benefits.

 

Trusted: Women come from all corners of Australia to see our experienced physios, who are all AHPRA registered and accredited. 

 

Bubs Always Welcome: At our studio that feels more like a home than a clinic, we love when you bring your bub(s). 

 

WHAT TO EXPECT:

We understand every woman, every pregnancy, and every situation is different, so we custom tailor your treatment and education plan to suit your needs and goals. You can expect:

 

  • Detailed history taking and understanding your current concerns.

  • Education regarding your condition and how the core and pelvic floor muscles work.

  • Alignment and movement assessment.

  • A pelvic exam (external and possibly internal as required).

  • Assessment of abdominal muscles and core function.

  • A clear diagnosis of what is happening for you and your body.

  • Hands-on treatment as needed to help restore optimal biomechanics.

  • Education and guidance to return to your choice of activity or exercise or preparing for any future pregnancies

  • A guided exercise program to help you restore mobility, strength, and function

 

You'll receive a custom-tailored plan designed to help you restore your body and get you back to what you love safely, complete with at home exercises that are practical to do and easy to understand. 

 

Come check us out today! 

 

Initial Consult $160 | Follow Up $120