Pregnancy

During pregnancy, there are significant musculoskeletal and hormonal changes within your body, some of which can cause you discomfort.  


We treat and advise on many conditions related to pregnancy, including but not limited to:

· Neck pain and headaches 

· Upper back pain

· Lower back pain

· Pelvic pain (sacroiliac joint and pubic symphysis)

· Carpal tunnel syndrome

· Pelvic floor issues and incontinence

· Issues with sleeping position


Exercise during pregnancy is widely supported by evidence to have benefits for mother, baby and the birth process.  We can provide advice and exercise programs (home or in session) specifically tailored for your needs and we can also discuss birth and labour skills from a physiotherapy perspective.


Pilates is a great form of exercise during pregnancy and is suitable in all trimesters. Starting early can prepare you for the upcoming demands on your body. Pilates can prevent many pregnancy related aches and pains and potentially equip you for a more speedy recovery by getting you strong and mobile.


Surf Coast Physiotherapy and Pilates in Torquay has physios that are specifically trained in pregnancy related issues.


Products 

We also stock Mitton Support belts that are specific for pelvic girdle pain.  We will measure you and if we do not have your size in stock, we are able to order it and have it in a few business days. www.pelvicsupportbelt.com.au

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