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Postnatal Services

At Cambridge Health Clinic, we offer a range of postnatal services including specialised physiotherapy, our unique postnatal recovery programme, and 1:1 Pilates.

We are here to help…

Nearly half of all new mothers will experience feelings of lower back pain, pelvic instability, abdominal weakness and/or pelvic floor muscle problems. These problems can begin immediately after birth and persist well beyond the immediate postpartum period.

Early diagnosis and treatment with a specialised physiotherapist are key to improving your pain and function. Our goal is to help you restore confidence in your body and give you the support that you need to get moving again.

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Physiotherapy

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Pilates

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Postnatal Physiotherapy

We offer a specialised postnatal physiotherapy service & the Mummy MOT for women immediately postpartum and beyond.

We will discuss your symptoms in depth, perform a thorough assessment and provide an individualised treatment programme to help improve your symptoms. The conditions we commonly treat include:

  • Pelvic floor muscle problems
  • Stress and urge incontinence
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Diastasis recti abdominis (DRA)
  • OASIS (obstetric anal sphincter injury)
  • C-section scar management
  • Episiotomy and perineal care
  • Painful intercourse (dyspareunia)
  • Pelvic girdle pain
  • Bladder/bowel problems
  • Constipation
  • Lower back, pelvic and hip pain
  • Coccyx pain

Diagnostic Ultrasound

We are now using real-time diagnostic ultrasound to assess and treat diastasis recti abdominus (DRA) and pelvic floor muscle problems. It is a safe, non-invasive way to see your muscles working in real-time to help you on the road to recovery.

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Postnatal Recovery Programme

We offer a 12-week postnatal recovery programme for pelvic floor symptoms and diastasis recti abdominus (DRA).

Our postnatal recovery programme optimises your pelvic floor and abdominal muscle recovery by focusing on all aspects of your postnatal health. This programme includes:

  • Complete postnatal physiotherapy assessment including real-time diagnostic ultrasound for your abdominal muscles and pelvic floor muscles
  • 10 postnatal physiotherapy-led reformer Pilates sessions
  • Personalised home exercise programme with video links
  • Personal life-style recommendations including diet & nutrition, exercise, stress management, rest & sleep hygiene

We offer a free 20-minute virtual consultation to discuss if the postnatal recovery programme is for you.

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Postnatal Pilates

We provide postnatal physiotherapy-led Pilates to improve your pelvic floor and abdominal strength.

We offer 1:1 Pilates on the Gratz reformer and mat. Whether you are new to Pilates or have an experienced practice, we will support you postnatally and beyond.

Sessions are available individually or in packages of 6 and 12.

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“Kathryn is professional, hugely knowledgeable (corrected spelling error), caring and patience. She always had time to answer questions I had in-between sessions and our time together was always efficient, effective and enjoyable.

Not only has she helped me to rebuild my abdominal strength and get back to the activities I love – such as running and advanced Pilates – but she’s also helped me regain confidence and acceptance in my postnatal body. She is basically amazing! An incredible physio, trainer and person.

I loved working with her and I’m missing our sessions already.”

Harriet Pearman