Womens health physiotherapy

Our womens health physiotherapists have attended postgraduate courses in womens health, and also gained practical experience whilst working in the uro-gynaecology clinic at Tygerberg Hospital. They are also members of the following special interest groups:

Womens health physiotherapy assists in treating the following conditions:

  • Urinary incontinence (Females and Males)
  • Sexual dysfunction: eg painful sex (vaginismus), scarring post-birth, coccyx pain
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Overactive bladder
  • Pelvic pain
  • Pelvic floor muscle retraining
  • Pregnancy-related back and pelvic pain
  • Breastfeeding problems: eg latching, cracked nipples, engorged breasts
  • Post-mastectomy care
  • Rehabilitation after gynaecological surgery
  • Osteoporosis
  • Constipation
  • Faecal incontinence


We also offer antenatal and postnatal Pilates-based exercise classes, please contact us for a health screening assessment prior to attending the class.