Women’s Health Physio Sunshine Coast Pelvic Pain Treatment

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Pelvic Pain Treatment

 

Do you have:

Sharp stabbing pain inside the vagina

Pain during intercourse (entry and/or deep penetration)

Difficulty inserting a tampon or menstrual cup

Intense pain before or during your period

Pain when opening your bowels or urinating

 

The above symptoms may be related to your pelvic floor muscles, and therefore could be helped with women’s health physiotherapy.

 

The causes and risk factors for Pelvic Pain include:

Endometriosis / Adenomyosis

Dysmenorrhea (Heavy and painful periods)

Menopause / loss of oestrogen causing vaginal dryness

Bladder pain syndrome / Interstitial Cystitis

Recurrent UTIs or fungal infections

Vestibulitis / Vestibulodynia

Irritable bowel syndrome

History of physical or psychological trauma and/or abuse

Mental illness such as depression and anxiety

Traumatic childbirth, perineal / internal tears during childbirth

Chronic Stress

 

Treatment for Pelvic Pain is complex and multifactorial, but IT IS possible to change the symptoms.

Your physiotherapist will discuss the treatment options available to manage your symptoms, and also try to address the cause of the condition.

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07 5438 9111

 

Lucy Thomas – PhysiotherapistLucy Thomas - Physiotherapist

B.Sc.Physiotherapy (Hons)

Lucy graduated from the University of Birmingham (UK) in 2009 and specialised in private musculoskeletal physiotherapy immediately. She has extensive experience in treating a range of injuries including sports, work-related, post-surgery and chronic degenerative conditions. She has been part of the medical team at the London Marathon, international athletics competitions and national university athletics championships.

Lucy has also worked closely with GPs in the UK, providing musculoskeletal based education and training as part of their professional development programmes.

Lucy emigrated to Australia in 2015 and has worked with Physio Professionals since. Since having her two daughters she has developed an interest in Women’s Health Physiotherapy and is passionate about helping women throughout the life span with all pelvic dysfunctions. She has a special interest in Chronic Pelvic Pain conditions.

Lucy developed an interest in physiotherapy through being an athlete and suffering numerous injuries herself. She has represented England in Athletics and was British Universities steeplechase champion. These days, Lucy competes in local triathlons and loves the Sunshine Coast outdoor lifestyle.

Lucy’s interest areas are: Women’s Health Physiotherapy, Pelvic Pain conditions, Pelvic Floor dysfunction and Pre/Post Pregnancy Physiotherapy.

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Emily Parker – PhysiotherapistEmily Parker - Physiotherapist

 

BSc Physiotherapy (Hons)
Emily graduated from King’s College London (UK) in 2014, and recently emigrated to Australia from London. She started her career working in the UK public health care system before moving into private practice.  She has experience in treating a diverse population, including pre- and post-operative, sporting, acute and chronic conditions, and takes a patient-orientated and individualised approach to achieve goals and prevent reinjury. She has a special interest in Women’s Health Physiotherapy and is passionate about improving quality of life for women throughout their lifespan.
When Emily isn’t working, she is a keen yogi and swimmer and has completed two ski seasons in Japan. However, she has now swapped snow for sand and is currently getting stuck into the outdoor lifestyle on the Sunshine Coast, learning how to surf.
Emily‘s interest areas include pre/ post pregnancy physiotherapy, pelvic health, Pilates, lower limb injuries, as well as general musculoskeletal conditions.
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