Women's Health Physiotherapy


There are two main types of women's health physiotherapy, obstetrics and gynaecology. Mummy Massage & Physiotherapy clinic can help you with those aches and pains throughout pregnancy. We can assist with post-natal pain and also problems that can occur as a result of the pregnancy, birth or menopause.

Problems we treat

  • Pelvic girdle pain (aka SPD)

  • Lower back pain

  • Pregnancy related carpal tunnel syndrome

  • Diastasis of rectus abdominals (tummy muscle gap)

  • Stress Incontinence (leak on laugh, sneeze etc)

  • Urge incontinence (leakage as you feel sudden urge to pass urine or soon after)

  • Urgency

  • Frequency (going to the toilet more than 6-8 times a day)

  • Vulvodynia

  • Dyspareunia (pain during sex)

  • Vaginismus 

  • Pelvic organ prolapse

  • Constipation

  • Faecal urgency/Faecal incontinence

  • 3rd degree tears through childbirth

  • Hypertonic pelvic floor muscle (muscles too tight)

Examples of treatments offered

  • Pelvic floor muscle retraining

  • Pelvic floor manual therapy

  • Bladder retraining

  • Biofeedback assessment and treatment

  • Mummy MOT's

  • Trigger point massage

  • Manual therapy- re-alignment of joints

  • Postural education

  • Visceral manipulation

  • Advice and positions of ease

  • Core stability training

  • Personalised 'close the gap' exercises

  • Strengthening exercises

  • Problem specific stretches

  • Positions for labour/ delivery

  • Pelvic support/walking aids

  • Treatment for constipation

  • Holding on method

  • Exercise

  • Pilates

Women's Health Obstetric Assessment (Pregnancy problems and post-natal tummy muscle split)- Allow 45 minutes.

Book to see Deborah (Sale/Rochdale) and Rebecca, Maria or Sarah (Sale).

Gynaecology assessment (All problems affecting the pelvic floor) Allow 45 minutes

Book to see Deborah (Sale/Rochdale) and Sarah (Sale)

All women's health follow up appointments (for existing patient's) allow 30 minutes.