Pregnancy & Post Natal

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Support throughout pregnancy.

We offer physiotherapy services to support you throughout your pregnancy and after childbirth as well.

Pregnancy is a time when lots of change occurs in the body and this can potentially cause discomfort and make everyday life harder and less enjoyable.

Physiotherapy can help you manage many of these discomforts during the pregnancy and post natal periods.

Pregnancy and Post natal problems we can help you with:

  • Back and Neck Pain
  • Pelvic Girdle Pain
  • Mastitis
  • Perineal Tear and
  • Episiotomy
  • Carpal Tunnel symptoms
  • Pelvic Floor check up

Birth Skills Education – including instruction on the use of TENS in labour 45 minute session.
Attend with your support person for a practical, fun session with loads of ideas and tips for managing labour pain and encouraging an active birth.

Post Natal “Check Up” – Pelvic Floor and Abdominal Muscle 45 minute session
An appointment that is individually tailored to your needs after childbirth. We can focus on any pain issues, abdominal muscle exercises and pelvic floor muscles.

Pregnancy Aqua

Pregnancy Aqua classes are designed for pregnancy (from 12 weeks to full term) with specific exercises to strengthen the core, help relieve back pain and pelvic pain and improve aerobic fitness.

We give you a health questionnaire prior to entering the poor regarding any medical conditions or problems you are having during your pregnancy. Class sizes are small and your physiotherapist will monitor your progress, and change exercises that may not be suitable for you.

The classes are held at an indoor, heated pool at The Retreat, Hoylake Ave, Stirling (adjacent to the Stirling Golf club entrance).

Classes are on a Thursday evening at 7:00pm. Class size is limited so please ring us to book in and for more information to be emailed to you.

Bring a towel, bathers or shorts/t shirt/rashy and water bottle to drink while in the pool.

Cost $28.00 (Heath fund rebates apply for Physiotherapy Group Exercise) We ask you to pay via eftpos at the pool, and a receipt will be issued that allows you to claim a rebate if you have health insurance.

Phone 8388 1277 to make a booking

Pregnancy Pilates (mat and ball)

This Pilates class is for pregnant women (from 12 weeks to full term) and is also suitable for post natal women.

Specific exercises strengthen the core, improve flexibility and help to relieve back and pelvis pain along with general strengthening and helpful tips and advice from Women’s Health Physiotherapists.

Equipment used includes large fitball, hand weights, theraband and bosu ball.

The class is held at 9.30 am Saturday in the Exercise Studio at the back of Hahndorf Physiotherapy, 42 Main Street Hahndorf.

The car park is opposite the Hahndorf Inn, with the driveway next to the Bag Shop. Entry to the Exercise Studio is via the side gate behind the main Physiotherapy building.

Please phone to book before the class on 8388 1277.
The cost is $25.00 and health fund rebates apply.

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Mums and Bubs

Meet other mums and exercise with your baby in a fun, social class. An experienced Women’s Health Physio incorporates Pilates, ball exercises, strengthening and flexibility to safely regain your abdominal and pelvic floor strength and fitness.

You can join the class from 6 weeks, after your post natal check. There is a small class size allowing for individual monitoring by the physiotherapist. Bring a blanket or throw for your baby, and wear comfortable clothing for exercising.

Mums and Bubs exercise classes are held in the Exercise Room at Hahndorf Physio.

Class Time Thursday 11.30 am

Cost $26.00 (health fund rebates apply) please phone 8388 1277 to book. We ask you to pay in cash at the class, a receipt will be issued allowing you to claim if you have health insurance.

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