Women’s Health Physiotherapist
What is a Womens Health Physiotherapist?
The National Health Co-op offers accredited Womens Health Physiotherapy sessions for treatment of a wide variety of conditions including:
- Bladder control or leakage.
- Bowel control, leakage or constipation.
- Pelvic pain.
- Pregnancy and post-natal health.
- Pain, difficulty or lack of sensation with sex.
- Pelvic organ prolapse and pessary fittings.
The National Health Co-op’s Womens Health Physiotherapist is a fully qualified clinician who plays a vital role in the management of health issues specific to women.
Our Womens Health Physiotherapist is devoted to delivering exceptional therapy. All sessions are thorough and tailored to meet the patient’s specific needs.
What is involved in the appointments?
A womens health assessment includes an internal vaginal examination and detailed questions about your pelvic floor history. This provides our clinician with the information to determine what the issues are and what the treatment plan should be.
Where appropriate she will collaborate closely with the patients current referring doctor, gynaecologist, obstetrician, midwife, personal trainer and/or physiotherapist to get the best possible outcome.
There is no need for a referral to see the National Health Co-op’s Womens Health Physiotherapist, however if you are referred to us, please bring your referral to the initial appointment. Appointments can be made by calling (02) 6178 0470.
Consults are available at a cost of $200 for the initial appointment ($180 for members) and $100 for follow-up appointments.
Rebates may be available through Medicare’s Enhanced Primary Care Scheme. Speak with your GP to see if you are eligible. Rebates may also be available through your Private Health Fund under Extras if you have Physiotherapy cover. Enquire with your fund for details.