Over and above general health and fitness, we have specific expertise for a broad range broad range of conditions including:
• Pregnancy (pre and postnatal care);
• Incontinence and pelvic floor dysfunction;
• Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP);
• Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS);
• Hysterectomy; and
• Pelvic and lumbar spine pain.
Our clinicians help guide you through what can be very exciting times, (e.g. pregnancy) or times of uncertainty The first step to understanding what’s safe, what’s relevant and what the best choice for you might be is choosing a professional team equipped with the knowledge and experience to provide the best possible outcome for you. BodySmart Health+ has a dedicated team of experts ready to help you.
Hear former Australian Diamonds Netball Captain, Laura Geitz on her experience exercising during her second pregnancy at Body Smart Health. Laura provides insight into how she is exercising safely under the guidance of an accredited Exercise Physiologist, to keep her feeling on top of her game throughout the first and second trimesters of her pregnancy.
All BodySmart Women’s Health+ Exercise Physiologists (AEP) have undertaken a minimum four-year University Bachelor’s degree, specialising in exercise design and delivery for a variety of sub-acute, acute and long-term health conditions. Our clinicians are experienced in using a variety of tools including equipment Pilates, Reformers, & small apparatus. Additional training in preparation for pregnancy and post-natal exercise and rehabilitation also been undertaken. In our opinion these education and training standards are mandatory for any allied health professional servicing Women’s Health and should be confirmed by all clients before accepting programming or services in this area.
At BodySmart Health+ our sessions are tailored specifically to your needs to ensure that you are receiving the best possible treatment for your specific condition. We deliver safe and appropriate exercise interventions, evidence-based education and support. We have extensive knowledge on how the female body works and understand that no two women are the same.
The female body experiences many changes throughout pregnancy and the postpartum period. In particular, women may experience ligamentous laxity reduced core and pelvic floor strength and stability, changes to posture, and general muscular tightness. The great news is… movement and clinical exercise can help all of these changes! Read more about pregnancy and how tailored exercise can help.
Urinary incontinence is a largely treatable and preventable condition, affecting up to 37% of Australian women. It can be awkward to speak about incontinence, however, letting us know can help in managing your condition and improving symptoms sooner. Urinary incontinence is not something that you have to just live with. We can help! Read more about Incontinence, PFD and how we can help.
POP refers to descending of any of the pelvic organs due to stretching of the ligaments, muscles and fascia, which hold these organs within the pelvis. POP affects approximately 1 in 5 Australian women during their lifetime. This is a scary statistic, and one that we hope to reduce by providing excellent TA and pelvic floor education to our patients. Learn more about how BodySmart Health+ can assist with POP condition.