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Pregnancy Physio Brisbane

Pregnancy Physio Brisbane

Growing a baby is a joy but often comes with new aches and pains you haven’t felt before. North West Physiotherapy is an experience pregnancy physio Brisbane which can help alleviate any conditions you’re experiencing during pregnancy.

We understand that nine months is a long time to create a life, let alone live with the painful or debilitating issues that can be caused by the changes in your body.

Book an appointment today to see how we can help you at either our Everton Park or Keperra Clinics:

Why is Physio Important During Pregnancy?

Your body goes through a dramatic change during pregnancy. Physiotherapy can assist with musculoskeletal issues that can arise.

Our friendly and experienced staff can help by providing hands on treatment, education, advice, and exercises to relieve symptoms throughout pregnancy, or after you’ve given birth.

Common Issues Which Women Can Experience During Pregnancy

There are several common conditions woman experience during pregnancy, including: 

  • Lower back pain
  • Pelvic girdle pain (symphysis pubis dysfunction)
  • Pelvic floor dysfunction
  • Upper back pain
  • Abdominal separation (diastasis recti)

If you are experiencing pregnancy-related issues, is it important to try to seek treatment earlier rather than later, so the symptoms can be addressed and managed as soon as possible.

Will Physio Help Make Labour Easier?

While physiotherapy won’t remove the pain experienced during labour (if only!), keeping fit and strong throughout pregnancy can assist during the birth.

Your physiotherapist can suggest exercises to support you during labour and offer advice regarding pain management strategies.

Physiotherapy After Giving Birth

Some conditions that are present during pregnancy resolve quickly after birth, but others may continue and require ongoing treatment to help settle symptoms.

Pelvic floor dysfunction, abdominal separation, and musculoskeletal issues related to carrying a newborn baby are some which can arise postnatally and benefit from ongoing treatment.

If you’re concerned about any pain postpartum symptoms, call North West Physio for some professional advice.

Pregnancy Pilates Classes

Some women can benefit from attending pilates classes during their pregnancy. The classes offered by North West Physio at our Eatons Hill and Everton Park studios help guide physical activity in a professional class setting run by experts.

Although pilates is not recommended for everyone during pregnancy, it is important to keep active.

Physiotherapist During Pregnancy in Brisbane

If you’re pregnant and looking to alleviate some of the aches and pains the changes to your body have created, contact North West Physiotherapy:

 We can assist with a range of conditions during pregnancy.

North West Physiotherapy is your one-stop pain relief and healthy living practice in Brisbane. With three clinics across North Brisbane; Everton ParkKeperra, Eatons Hill and Nundah our aim is to provide holistic healthcare solution to suit your specific lifestyle. 

Our services include Physiotherapy, Sports PhysioHydrotherapyPilates, PodiatryDry NeedlingMassageWomens Health, and Seniors Strength and Balance Classes. Please note that services vary across our clinics. 

Appointments available 6am – 7:30pm Monday to Friday, and 8am – 12:30pm on Saturdays. Book online here or call us on 07 3353 4111.