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Women’s Health Physiotherapy

Women's Health Physiotherapy

We understand that women can experience a variety of health concerns through all stages of life. Our caring Women’s Health Physiotherapist are here to help you feel heard, understood, and in control of your body.

Thrive Physio Plus is Adelaide’s most trusted and highest-rated destination for women’s health physiotherapy. Our clinic is dedicated to providing comprehensive and expert care to address a wide range of women’s health needs, ensuring you receive the most effective and personalized treatment. Regardless of your stage in life or the challenges you face, our specialist team is here to support you with a range of targeted treatments and compassionate care.

Talking about personal health issues can be worrisome and uncomfortable, but rest assured you are in safe hands with our warm, empathetic and caring Women’s Health Physiotherapist, Sophie. Our commitment to you is that you’ll be listened to, your concerns will be heard, and you’ll leave your consultation with the information you need and a personalised plan to help you get back to feeling your best.

We offer expert pelvic floor rehabilitation for urinary incontinence or urgency issues, pregnancy and post-partum related musculoskeletal pain and general pelvic health issues.

We love assisting and empowering women to live with confidence and self-esteem at every stage of life.

From pre or postnatal through to managing the natural challenges that occur as we age. No matter your stage of life, we’re here to help. Sophie is an experienced and highly knowledgeable women’s health Physiotherapist who is passionate about helping you through the, at times, complex and varied problems that women may experience over their lifetime.

Our Specialized Physiotherapy Services:

Antenatal Assessment and Care

Begin your motherhood journey with confidence through our comprehensive antenatal assessments and care. Our expert physiotherapist Sophie will provide guidance and support to manage common pregnancy-related concerns, such as low back pain, ensuring your comfort and your baby’s health.

  • Antenatal Assessment: Receive thorough antenatal assessments to ensure a healthy and safe pregnancy.
  • Antenatal Care: Benefit from our specialized antenatal care, offering guidance and support throughout your pregnancy journey.
  • Pelvic Girdle Pain: Our targeted approach helps in managing and reducing pelvic girdle pain.
  • Pudendal Neuralgia: Expert treatment for pudendal neuralgia, offering relief and improved quality of life.
  • Endometriosis Management: Specialized endometriosis management plans to alleviate pain and discomfort.
  • Pelvic Pain Physiotherapy: Receive effective pelvic pain physiotherapy for various conditions, enhancing your overall wellbeing.
Pelvis and lower back assessment usually forms part of a Women’s Health Consultation

Pelvic Health and Strength Training

Regain control and strength with our pelvic floor assessment physiotherapy. We address issues like urinary and bowel incontinence with personalized pelvic floor strength training, allowing you to live without limitations.

  • Pelvic Floor Assessment Physiotherapy: Our pelvic floor assessment physiotherapy identifies and addresses various pelvic health issues.
  • Pelvic Floor Strength Training: Strengthen your pelvic floor muscles with tailored exercises, improving overall pelvic health and function.
  • Incontinence Physio: Specialized incontinence physio to manage and treat urinary and bowel incontinence effectively. Overcome the challenges of incontinence with our expert incontinence physio. We provide discreet, effective treatment options to enhance your well-being and restore your peace of mind.

Pregnancy-Related Care

  • Pregnancy-Related Low Back Pain: Alleviate low back pain associated with pregnancy through targeted physiotherapy techniques.
  • C-Section Recovery: Receive comprehensive support and care for effective C-section recovery.

Postnatal Physiotherapy and C-Section Recovery

Recover comfortably and effectively from childbirth with our specialized postnatal physiotherapy. Our C-section recovery programs are designed to support your healing process, ensuring you return to your daily activities with confidence.

  • Endometriosis Management: Our endometriosis management strategies provide relief and improve your quality of life, so you can focus on what truly matters.
Education about the Pelvic Floor muscles & exercises that can help form part of a Women’s Health Consultation

Common Conditions We Treat

  • Pelvic Girdle Pain
  • Pregnancy-Related Rib/Thoracic/Low Back Pain
  • Sciatica, Glute, and Hip Pain during Pregnancy
  • Varicose Veins and Vulval Varicosities
  • Postpartum Neck/Back Pain
  • Diastasis of the Rectus Abdominal Muscle (DRAM)
  • C-Section Recovery
  • Breast Engorgement, Blocked Ducts, and Mastitis
  • Coccyx Pain
  • Genito-Pelvic Pain Disorder
  • Pudendal Neuralgia
  • Urinary and Bowel Incontinence
  • Urinary/Bowel Urgency, Constipation, and Defecation Dysfunction
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Postoperative Care (Hysterectomy, Mastectomy, Prostatectomy)
  • Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause
Hands-on therapy, such as trigger point therapy & massage, can yield great relief from aches & pains associated with pregnancy or Women’s Health issues.

Why Thrive is Your Best Choice for Women’s Health Physiotherapy in Adelaide

  • Expert and Specialized Team: Our Women’s Health physiotherapist Sophie is not only highly trained in women’s health but also provides empathetic and personalized care.
  • Customized Treatment Plans: We understand that each woman’s health journey is unique. Our treatment plans are tailored to meet your individual needs and goals.
  • Modern and Supportive Clinic: Our Adelaide clinic is equipped with the latest physiotherapy technology in a comfortable and welcoming environment.
  • Holistic and Comprehensive Care: We believe in treating the whole person, offering a range of services to address various women’s health issues effectively.

Meet our Women’s Health Physiotherapist Sophie

Sophie has a wealth of experience in treating women’s health & pregnancy-related conditions

Sophie has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy from the University of South Australia but has also gained further qualifications in neuromuscular dry needling, clinical pilates, pelvic health, and the assessment/management of pelvic floor dysfunctions.

She has obtained her postgraduate certificate in Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy and is currently completing her Masters in Pelvic Health through the University of Melbourne on her pathway to APA titling.

Sophie is passionate about helping women throughout their pregnancy and helping postpartum mums during their fourth trimester. She loves to help women feel strong, get back into the gym and/or return to running safely.

Sophie can also help you manage all of the women’s & pelvic health conditions listed above.

Sophie grew up playing a wide range of sports and enjoys helping rehabilitate individuals following injury to get back to doing what they love.

Outside of the clinic, Sophie can’t sit still! You’ll often find her socialising with friends over coffee, gin or wine (born and bred in the Barossa), in the gym, or out having a boogie at a music gig.

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We understand that these issues can be challenging; however, in most cases, the right assessment, advice and treatment can get you back on track and feeling back to your best.

Contact our friendly team on 8490 0777 or email us at to schedule your consultation at Adelaide’s leading Women’s Health Physiotherapy clinic. Our team is dedicated to supporting you on your journey to improved health and wellbeing.

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