Physiotherapy

Pregnancy Physiotherapy In Geelong.

Physiotherapy treatments specifically formulated to alleviate discomfort during pregnancy.

The female body goes through an extensive change in shape, posture and size during the 9 months of pregnancy.

Due to the large changes, some women may experience pain and discomfort. Pregnancy Physio can help alleviate the discomfort you may experience during this time. Our Women’s Health Pregnancy Physios are passionate about helping women during this most important stage of life, and can assist you with assessment of pain, injury or managing changes within the pelvic floor, as well advice on exercise during pregnancy and early postnatal.

Common Pregnancy concerns we manage include:

  • Pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain
  • Lower back and thoracic pain
  • Manage high tone pelvic floor
  • Pregnancy exercise prescription
  • Pelvic floor assessment and education preventing prolapse

Within this area of care, we also offer a few appointments tailored to meet specific labour-related concerns as you move through the last few weeks of your pregnancy journey. These include:

  • Perineal Massage Appointments
  • Birth Preparation Appointment

You may have also heard about our Proactive Pregnancy Package. This is a package including:

  • 1 x Initial Pregnancy Physio appointment ( attended from 13 weeks)
  • 1 x Birth Preparation Appointment (attended from 34 weeks)
  • 5 x Physio-led Reformer Pilates classes at our pilates studio PhysiopodFlow
  • 1 x Postnatal Physio Assessment (attended from 6 weeks post birth)

To find out more, give us a call at 5269 9635 to chat to our friendly reception team.

 

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Relieve pregnancy discomfort with our specialised treatments. Our Pregnancy Physios offer tailored care for pelvic girdle pain, lower back discomfort, and more.

Pregnancy Physiotherapy

Frequently Asked Questions

Where Are You Located?

Newtown
95 Nicholas Street, Newtown VIC 3220
We are located on Nicholas Street around the corner from Enzo Pennys butcher.

Is There Parking Available?

Newtown
There is plenty of parking in front of the building and along Nicholas Street.

Bannockburn
Large parking area located at the rear of the practice.

How Long Are Appointments?

If it is your first visit, please allow for 1 hour, except for 30mins for General Podiatry. You will be advised before your appointment through booking confirmation or staff as to how long it will be.

What Should I Bring With Me?

Along with yourself please bring any relevant imaging such as Xray’s, MRIs, Ultrasounds ect that you may have. Any referral you may have been given from Doctors or others. If you are seeing the Podiatrist please bring any relevant footwear, such as shoes you work in, run in, play sport in or is giving you pain. If you are able to wear or bring with you shorts or active wear, this will allow us to assess the lower limbs much more effectively.

How Can I Cancel My Appointment?

Cancellation Policy
We have a 24-hour cancellation and non-attendance policy. Please notify us as soon as you are able so we can offer the time to someone else. Failure to notify us of your cancellation may incur a $60 charge.

What Payment Options Are Available?

We have an onsite HICAPS machine to claim any Health Fund rebates for Physiotherapy and Podiatry (please check your health fund for rebates as each fund and level of cover is different). We are also able to claim GP referred care plans on site (please note there is a gap after a care plan rebate depending on your appointment).

Related Treatments

Our Affiliates

PhysioPod Flow - Reformer Pilates Exercise

Our Pilates Reformer classes are a great form of exercise for pre and postnatal women, a form of rehab or just to stay fit and healthy. All our classes are run by our Women’s Health Physios.

Cycling Bike Fit

Every cyclist is different so not all bike set up should be the same. A proper fit Bike Fit with our trained fitter Luke can help reduce pain while riding as well as prevent injury and improve performance.

Not sure if you need to see a Physio or a Podiatrist?

The Collective Body Consult™️ Might Be For You

The Collective Body Consult™ is our unique, innovative assessment model which combines both Physiotherapy and Podiatry together in the same initial appointment.

By utilising the experience and expertise of two health professionals in the one consultation, we are able to thoroughly discuss and assess your pain or concern in depth.