At Port Melbourne Physiotherapy and Pilates we have extensive experience treating women throughout pregnancy and postpartum.

Throughout the 9 months of pregnancy your body undergoes extensive changes in shape, size and posture. This can lead to pain and discomfort. Our physiotherapists are highly skilled and experienced in treating women throughout all stages of pregnancy. They can recommend safe exercises, products and equipment that may help you throughout your pregnancy. All of our physiotherapists instruct pregnancy safe Clinical Exercise classes, and can tailor exercises sessions to suit your individual requirements. Conditions we treat include:
  • Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP)
  • Lower back pain
  • Sciatic pain
  • Postural pain associated with pregnancy
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • De Quervains
  • Pregnancy related TMJ pain
  • DRAM prevention (abdominal muscle separation)
Post-natal treatment:
  • Ultrasound therapy for mastitis
  • Postural pain from breastfeeding, lifting and carrying
  • DRAM assessment and management
  • Pelvic floor assessment and muscle retraining
  • Clinical Exercise Pregnan