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Maternity Physiotherapy Classes & Clinic

Pregnancy can cause various health issues for women from conception to post-delivery. John Flynn Private Hospital has a team of experienced Physiotherapists who are passionate about working with pregnant and postnatal women providing advice and treatment to ensure a healthy, uncomplicated pregnancy and recovery in the postnatal period.

Antenatal classes and consultations

We have a new outpatient clinic located in the John Flynn Private Hospital Medical Centre where we offer private consultations and pregnancy and postnatal exercise classes. As this is a private outpatient clinic you may be eligible to access funding through your Private Health Extras cover.

Pregnancy is a time when you may experience new and unwanted symptoms as your body changes. We can offer management, advice and treatment across a wide range of issues including but not limited to:

  • Back or pelvic pain
  • Weakening of your pelvic floor muscles
  • Incontinence or bladder issues
  • Safe exercise programs
  • Advice on keeping your abdominal and pelvic floor muscles strong

As a result, we strongly encourage every woman to book in for a Physiotherapy consultation at approximately 18-20 weeks gestation.

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Pregnancy and Postnatal Exercise Class

Lead by a Women’s Health Physiotherapist, our exercise classes are fun, interactive and baby friendly, helping both pregnant and post baby women achieve their goals in a safe and secure environment.

  • When: Four classes across Monday Mornings & Friday Mornings
  • When: John Flynn Private Hospital, Auditorium
  • Cost: $20 per class* may be eligible for rebate with private health extras cover

A Physiotherapist consultation is required prior to attendance at first exercise class to provide assessment and screening and to ensure an individualised exercise program.

Inpatient Hospital Consultation

During your stay with us, you will be visited by one of our Women’s Health Physiotherapist, during this consult, they will:

  • Ensure you can comfortably get out of bed and mobilise
  • Discuss baby handling tips and explain Tummy Time for baby
  • If required, we can prescribe abdominal support garments to assist the healing of stomach muscle

6-Week Postnatal Check

We really encourage you to book an appointment 6 week postnatal Physiotherapy appointment to our Outpatient clinic. This is an important appointment for post recovery where we will check on your stomach muscles, any ongoing bladder issues, or musculoskeletal complaints. At this appointment we will also advise on safe return to exercise, as mums should not return without a physio clearance.

Ramsay Health Plus Outpatient Clinic
42 Inland Dr, Tugun QLD 4224
Phone: 07 5586 5622
Email: rhp.johnflynn@ramsayhealth.com.au

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