Pregnancy: Pre-Natal and Post-Natal Physiotherapy

Are you pregnant and keen to optimise your physical health and mental well being? Or have you had your baby and keen to get back to all the things you loved doing before?


Our team of experienced Physiotherapists are passionate about assisting you with the remarkable changes that occur during pregnancy and are able to help you achieve your health and fitness goals in the pre and postpartum periods.

Senior Physiotherapist Jen Vardy has a special interest in Women’s Health and is particularly passionate about assisting women with their pregnancy health and wellness.

Jen and the Physio team here at Form & Practice can assist with many pregnancy-related conditions including:

  • Low back pain
  • Rib and thoracic pain
  • Pelvic Girdle Pain
  • Wrist pain/ De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Improving fitness for maternal and child health in pregnancy
  • Preparation for labour and birth
  • Incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction
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Clinical Exercise

We are well placed to guide postnatal recovery and conditions related to the postpartum period including:

  • Diastasis rectus abdominus muscle (DRAM) or tummy muscle separation
  • Low back pain
  • Neck/shoulder pain from nursing
  • Mastitis and blocked ducts
  • Pelvic Girdle Pain
  • Wrist pain/ De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
  • Incontinence
  • Prolapse or vaginal heaviness symptoms
  • Return to exercise, sport and activity - running
  • Postnatal assessment

Postnatal Assessment

We believe it’s important for all postpartum women to access a health assessment post birth. This assessment includes a comprehensive and sensitive review of your birth and risk factors for pelvic floor dysfunction, assessment of abdominal and pelvic floor muscles to guide your return to exercise and include general strength exercises to reduce the risk of back pain and stiffness with the demands of caring for a newborn/toddler.


Clinical class exercises

Pre & Post Natal Classes include Pilates informed exercise and are led by highly qualified physiotherapists with a focus on pelvic floor and abdominal muscles. The aim is to improve fitness and mobility in preparation for birth or get you back to all the things you loved doing before baby.

Unlock your potential.

Join us at our dedicated physiotherapy facility and enjoy the benefits of the next generation of elite level physiotherapy.