Postnatal treatments

Post pregnancy, Postnatal care & treatments with our expert physiotherapist London

mummys-physio-london-services-001Mummy’s physio offers a complete postnatal rehabilitation including a comprehensive assessment and treatment of all the following pregnancy related pathologies. All our assessments and rehabilitations are made by physiotherapists and osteopaths specialised and experienced in women’s health.


If you are an Axa or Bupa patient, you cannot book online. Please call our office with your authorisation number.

If you cannot find an appointment which suits you or would like a home visit, call us or send us a message: we will do our best to find you a slot.


Assessment:

The physiotherapist or osteopath will check the following points.

Pelvis closure and the lower ribs

• Sacrum

Pubic symphysis

Pelvic floor muscles

Abdominal muscles

• Viscera

• Back

• Posture

• Diaphragm

Episiotomy or tearing pain:

• Massage and stretching of any scars and pelvic muscles

• Self massage

Pelvic pain and pain during intercourse:

• Relaxation massage and self massage

• Muscles stretching of the perineum and pelvis

• Awareness of the perineum and its relaxation

• Relaxation of the abdominal muscle and respiratory work

Urinary or anal incontinence and prolapse:

Pelvic floor re-education: Manual rehabilitation, electro stimulation or Biofeedback

• Education and advice on lifestyle

• Exercises to avoid in post partum

• Exercises to practice between sessions

• Hypopressive Gymnastics

Visceral problems, constipation:

• Work on the visceral organs

• Abdominal Massage

• Mobilisation techniques on the intestine

• K-Taping

Diastasis abdominal:

• K-Taping

• Explanation of “good abs”

• Abdominal rehabilitation

• Hypopressive Gymnastics

Painful menstruation:

• Mobilisation of the uterus to retrieves good mobility

• Mobilisation of the pelvic bones

Back pain:

• Posture

• Abdominal Rehabilitation

• Massage

• Back rehabilitation

Respiratory issues (shortness of breath):

• Relaxation of the diaphragm

• Learning abdominal / diaphragmatic breathing

For caesarean section:

• Mobilisation and stretching of the scar

• Stretching of the uterine ligaments and uterine walls

• Visceral and abdominal work

• Learning how to carry thing and cough while protecting the scar

• Soft abdominal rehabilitation at early stage

• Abdominal Rehabilitation

Pain after epidural:

• Manual techniques

Cellulite and weight loss:

Lymphatic Drainage and circulatory massage

Palper Rouler, technique to break down adipose tissue accumulated during pregnancy

• Nutritional advice and probiotic

Flat stomach, aesthetic, going back to sport:

• Adapted abdominal rehabilitation

Hypopressive method

• Adapted sport exercises

• Core-gymnastics

For home visit physiotherapy & osteopathy in London or treatments at either of the Light Centre practices: Belgravia near Victoria station, or London Wall near Moorgate station, in the heart of the City of London.:

0207 125 0262 / 0782 455 3765

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