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.

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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