Pregnancy & postnatal physiotherapy

Prepare your body for pregnancy and recover better after the birth of your child

At Pathways Physiotherapy in Ferntree Gully, Melbourne we provide Physiotherapy for women during pregnancy, as well as after birth.

Get relief from the aches and pains that occur during pregnancy

While Back and Pelvic pain is common during pregnancy, it doesn’t mean you have to put up with the discomfort. Our Physiotherapists can help to assess the cause of your pain and provide you with solutions to help relieve your pain.

Exercise tailored to your changing body

Get exercises tailored specifically for you and your stage of pregnancy, or join our Clinical Pilates and exercise groups which include exercises to ensure your body is at its best to support you and your baby.

Nicole Symons - specialising in Women's health Physiotherapy

Our Women’s Health Physiotherapist, Nicole Symons, has completed post-graduated training in pelvic floor physiotherapy, and loves supporting and helping women through the most exciting, but also most challenging stages of life. 

Get advice and support during your pregnancy

Unsure of what exercise you should be doing, or how best to look after your body during pregnancy? Our physiotherapists can help provide exercise suggestions throughout pregnancy and answer any of your questions on how best to prepare for delivery and your postpartum period.

Returning to exercise after labour

Returning to exercise after pregnancy can be overwhelming. Having the guidance on how best to get your pelvic floor and abdominal muscles working again is important. Our physiotherapists can assess you for abdominal separation and provide the first steps in getting you back to moving your body.

Return to high intensity exercise or sport after pregnancy

Getting back to running or jumping based sports can be a little daunting after giving birth. It is important to ensure your body is ready for the return to higher level exercise. Our small exercise groups provide the perfect environment for your physiotherapist to guide your recovery and ensure your body is ready.