Continence and Women’s Health

As part of our specialised services at Insight Physiotherapy we have Rachelle Symons who is a Continence and Women’s and Men’s Health Physiotherapist.

Below is a list of conditions which Rachelle is available to assess and treat at the clinic:

Women’s Health Physiotherapy

  • Urinary Incontinence (loss of bladder control)
  • Urinary Urgency and Frequency
  • Bowel Dysfunction
    • Faecal Incontinence (loss of bowel control)
    • Constipation management
  • Voiding Dysfunction
    • Reduced urge to void, poor voiding dynamics and incomplete bladder emptying / high post void residuals
  • Advice and prescription of incontinence products
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse prevention and management
  • Pelvic floor muscle education and strengthening
  • Pain during sexual intercourse, including dyspareunia following vaginal delivery and vaginismus
  • Overactive pelvic floor muscles, including pelvic pain conditions
  • Cracked nipples following/during breast feeding
  • Mastitis / blocked ducts
  • Abdominal muscle separation (Diastasis)
  • Caesarean scar pain treatment
  • Pelvic pain (sacro-iliac and pubic symphysis joints)
  • Advice on safe exercise during pregnancy
  • Advice on safe return to exercise after vaginal and caesarean birth including individual exercise programs
  • Pre and Post Pelvic Surgery
    • Hysterectomy, prolapse repair
    • Continence and other bladder and bowel procedures

Men’s Continence

  • Pre and Post operative prostate education and pelvic floor instruction
  • Urinary Incontinence (loss of bladder control)
  • Urinary Urgency and Frequency
  • Poor voiding dynamics, incomplete bladder emptying/high post void residuals
  • Faecal Incontinence (loss of bowel control)
  • Constipation management
  • Pelvic floor muscle strengthening

Children’s Continence

  • Toilet training issues
  • Bedwetting (Nocturnal Enuresis)
  • Constipation and soiling
  • Day wetting

Please feel free to contact us for more information or to book an appointment.