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Bladder and Bowel Issues. Prolapse. Pain.

Treatment

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Bladder

  • Leakage-during life or during sport
  • Urgency-rushing to the toilet
  • Urge urinary incontinence-leaking on the way to the toilet
  • Stress urinary incontinence-leaking urine when you cough, sneeze, laugh, or lift things
  • Nocturia-getting up to urinate more than once a night
  • Frequency-going many times a day
  • Difficulty emptying your bladder
  • Over active bladder

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Bowel

  • Bowel urgency-having to rush to the toilet or being afraid you won’t make it
  • Incontinence-leaking from your bowel-small or large amounts
  • Chronic constipation
  • Difficulty emptying your bowel
  • Irritable bowel
  • Bloating / gas and abdominal discomfort
  • Difficulty controlling wind
  • Frequency-going many times a day
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Pain

  • Sexual Pain-pain with sex, vaginismus, vulvodynia, clitoral pain, sexual difficulty after cancer and pudendal neuralgia
  • Endometriosis pain
  • Pelvic organ prolapse-heaviness or dragging pain in the lower abdomen or pelvis - read more
  • Coccyx or tailbone pain-coccydynia
    Pelvic Girdle Pain-sacroiliac joint (SIJ) and Symphysis Pubic Dysfunction (SPD)
  • Bladder or bowel-pain with holding on, emptying or gassy pain / bloating
  • General pelvic pain, but you are not sure why
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About Pelvic Physio

Rachel Andrew - Continence and Women's Health Physiotherapist

Rachel, Founder of Pelvic Physio, is passionate about women accessing pelvic floor physiotherapy. She wants women to take control, seek help and be able to talk about intimate symptoms in a safe space.

Rachel has been awarded a Title by her Professional Association. "APA Titled Physiotherapists are highly qualified..with expert knowledge and skills in their area of practice....The APA Title serves as a professional mark of distinction." APA.

With an innovative application of evidence based practice, Rachel is committed to engaging women in education, understanding and self treatment. She is particularly proud of her work in the field of pelvic pain and treating this creatively.

Rachel is excited to have physiotherapists Cate Andrews and Louisa Cordingley join the Pelvic Physio team, to improve access to pelvic health treatment for Tasmanian women.

More about the team

Sponsorship

2020-21 Rachel aims to support 2 fistula operations.
2019-20 Rachel donated money for 15 women to receive long term physiotherapy.
2018-19 Rachel donated money for two Ethiopian Women to have fistula operations.
2017-18 Rachel donated money for ten Ethiopian women to receive long term physiotherapy.

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Address

  • Phone
    03 6214 3333
  • Fax
    03 6234 9216
  • Address
    TasOgs Suite, 25 Argyle Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000