Women’s health physiotherapy

In addition to exercise classes during and after pregnancy, physiotherapy treatment is provided Monday to Friday in the maternity ward / outpatient departments.

Antenatal services

  • Pregnancy related musculoskeletal treatments
  • Birth skills education classes
  • Pelvic floor muscle training
  • Hip, back and pelvic clinic


Postnatal services

  • Guidance to recovery post-vaginal or caesarean delivery
  • Return to exercise guidance
  • Pelvic floor muscle training
  • Rectus abdominal diastasis
  • Cracked nipples
  • Mastitis
  • Blocked milk ducts
  • Haemorrhoids
  • Bowel issues (e.g. constipation)
  • Incontinence – bowel or bladder
  • Reduced / absent bladder sensation
  • Pain during / after sexual intercourse
  • Prolapse
  • Painful episiotomy or tears.

After your discharge home, you can book an appointment with a women's health physiotherapist up to 6 weeks post-natally without needing a referral by calling (08) 6457 8059. After the 6-week post-natal period, you will need to obtain a referral from their GP.

Last Updated: 20/06/2024