Physiotherapy for the Pelvic Floor

Physiotherapy services for Pelvic Health conditions including pelvic organ prolapse management, incontinence, sexual pain, or a pelvic floor check up prior to returning to exercise.


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You may need to see a physiotherapist for pelvic organ prolapse management, incontinence, sexual pain, pelvic surgery preparation or rehabilitation, a pelvic floor check up prior to returning to exercise, for advice managing menopause and bone health, or for coccyx (tailbone) pain.

  • Pelvic pressure or fullness
  • Frequent or painful urination
  • Leaking urine (stress or urge urinary incontinence)
  • Lower back pain
  • Constipation/defecation difficulties or leakage of faeces/wind
  • Difficulty completely emptying the bladder or bowel
  • Pain with sex
  • Pain in the pelvic region or the genitals
  • Pelvic floor muscle spasms (including around the back passage)

Our Pelvic Physio Services

Pelvic Floor Assessment and Exercise Programs

Problems with controlling the pelvic floor muscles are common, especially if you have had children, are overweight, have a history of constipation, lift heavy loads, cough excessively, are older or are transitioning into menopause.

Physiotherapy and Prostate Surgery

After prostatectomy men usually need to purposely use their pelvic floor muscles to control their bladder. It is easier to learn how to use the muscles before having the surgery – knowing where they are and how to use them correctly will assist with your recovery.

Physiotherapy for Prolapse

Prolapse happens when ligament and connective tissues (or ‘fascia’) stretch and no longer support the pelvic organs well. In combination with a weak pelvic floor, the pelvic organs may bulge into the vagina.


Mastitis (inflammation of the breast) or blocked ducts can occur when breastfeeding. Blocked ducts can lead to infection which may require antibiotics. Physiotherapy treatment can help clear blocked ducts and reduce inflammation.

Postnatal Checks

Pregnancy and childbirth cause extensive changes to the body. Regaining fitness and returning to exercise after having a baby can require help from your physiotherapist.

Physiotherapy for Bladder and Bowel Issues

Bladder or bowel incontinence means a problem holding your urine or stool, an accidental leakage. Some conditions like dementia can cause bladder and bowel problems due to forgetting where the toilet is or how to take off clothes.

Pregnacy Related Pain

Pregnant women may experience pain in the pelvic girdle, lower back, pubic symphysis, neck, mid back or ribs. Rest easy knowing a qualified physiotherapist can help you manage these conditions in a way that is safe for you and your baby.

Painful Sex

Did you know physiotherapy can help with painful sex? Pain with intercourse can affect women of all ages but young women are most likely to have symptoms. Post menopausal women can have pain due to tissue changes, increased dryness and narrowing of the opening of the vagina.

Physiotherapy for Chronic Pelvic Pain

Often chronic pelvic pain cannot be “cured” but rather managed through a variety of medical and non-medical interventions. Pain that persists despite treatment of underlying conditions may be due to changes in the brain and understanding this is an important part of management.