Women’s health physiotherapy refers to the non-surgical treatment specific to various health problems affecting women. During the course of therapy, specially designed exercises and equipment are implemented to help patients restore their normal physical activities.
Generally, physiotherapy for women includes:
The following pregnancy related conditions are treated:
The physiotherapy treatment includes:
Injury to the muscles, tendons, joints, ligaments and nerve tissues may result in muscle weakness, inflammation of the joints and pressure on nerves. These conditions may cause various symptoms such as pain, muscle weakness, swelling and numbness. Massage, exercises, and pilates (exercise using special apparatus) are the various hands on treatment techniques provided.
Osteoporosis is a “silent” disease characterized by weakening of bones making them more susceptible to fractures, typically in the hip and spine. Elderly people and especially post-menopausal women are at greater risk of developing osteoporosis.
Physiotherapy can help prevent further bone loss and reduce your risk of bone fractures. Strengthening exercises for your bones is of high importance in maintaining the health of osteoporotic bones.
Physiotherapy for Urinary Incontinence
Urinary incontinence, also referred to as overactive bladder, is the inability to control the flow of urine. Leakage of urine occurs due to weakness of the pelvic floor muscles as a result of injury, pregnancy, surgery or lack of exercise.
Physiotherapy session includes: