Expert advice for women

Cater to individual needs

Focus on Women understands the specific needs of women and can recommend comprehensive management programs for all women including mums and mums-to-be. Offering a range of solutions that cater to the needs of the individual, the team of physiotherapists will design a specific program and offer advice to overcome a broad spectrum of women'€™s health issues. The physiotherapists at Focus on Women can offer their expertise on issues including:

Pelvic floor problems
• management of incontinence
• waterworks problems (urgency & frequency)
• pre- and post-operative exercise education
• treatment of pelvic pain

Individual ante and post-natal assessment
• pelvic floor muscle function
• general exercise regimes
• treatment of muscle and joint dysfunction
• postural re-education
• management of breast mastitis

Musculoskeletal assessment and treatment
• of low back pain, sciatica
• pelvic and SIJ pain
• abdominal muscle rehabilitation
• advice for the older women to reduce the problems of ageing
(age related stiffness and loss of mobility)

Breast Surgery
• instruction in and supervision of exercise programs
• scar management

Lymphoedema (swelling caused by damage to or removal of the lymph nodes)
• education and assessment
• massaging and bandaging protocols

Defecation difficulties
• avoiding straining and damaging pelvic floor
• lack of wind control
• rehabilitation of bowel function