The Best in Pelvic Health in Melbourne

For the best in pelvic health in Melbourne, choose The Fertile Project.

As osteopaths who have done physiotherapy pelvic floor training , we offer holistic, natural care in pelvic floor therapy during pregnancy, as well as pelvic floor therapy for women’s health, men’s health and paediatric care.

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Pelvic Health Therapy Can Help With:

  • Light bladder leakage
  • Bladder and bowel urgency
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Constipation
  • Prolapse
  • Vaginismus
  • Vulvodynia
  • Dysparenia
  • Bladder pain syndrome
  • Pudendal neuralgia
  • Post prostatectomy
  • Chronic pelvic pain associated with endometriosis/adenomyosis/dysmenorrhea/PMS
  • Persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD)
  • Coccydynia (with and without internal coccygeal manipulation)
  • Pediatric bladder and bowel conditions including nocturia (bed wetting) encopresis (constipation)

Pelvic Health

Navigating the healthcare system can be challenging, especially in the area of pelvic health, chronic pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction and paediatric bladder and bowel concerns. Many suffer in silence, too embarrassed or not sure where to ask for help.

The Fertile Project has a team of experienced practitioners, including in osteopathy – pelvic floor trained, acupuncturists, naturopaths and nutritionists. We will work with you as an integrative approach to help you reach your health goals through pelvic floor assessment and treatment, nutritional and lifestyle advice and hormonal support.

Pelvic Floor Therapy during Pregnancy

Having a healthy pelvic floor is important for all women, especially during pregnancy. Pelvic floor therapy during pregnancy will help prepare your body for pregnancy and birth.

The Pelvic Floor in Women’s Health

Pelvic health for Melbourne women is key to maintaining muscle strength and sexual function, as well as reducing the risk of incontinence and prolapse. The Fertile Project are experts in treating the pelvic floor for women’s health.

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Pelvic Health Therapy Can Help With:

  • Light bladder leakage
  • Bladder and bowel urgency
  • Fecal incontinence
  • Constipation
  • Prolapse
  • Vaginismus
  • Vulvodynia
  • Dysparenia
  • Bladder pain syndrome
  • Pudendal neuralgia
  • Post prostatectomy
  • Chronic pelvic pain associated with endometriosis/adenomyosis/dysmenorrhea/PMS
  • Persistent genital arousal disorder (PGAD)
  • Coccydynia (with and without internal coccygeal manipulation)
  • Pediatric bladder and bowel conditions including nocturia (bed wetting) encopresis (constipation)

Pelvic Health

Navigating the healthcare system can be challenging, especially in the area of pelvic health, chronic pelvic pain, sexual dysfunction and paediatric bladder and bowel concerns. Many suffer in silence, too embarrassed or not sure where to ask for help.

The Fertile Project has a team of experienced practitioners, including in osteopathy – pelvic floor trained, acupuncturists, naturopaths and nutritionists. We will work with you as an integrative approach to help you reach your health goals through pelvic floor assessment and treatment, nutritional and lifestyle advice and hormonal support.

Pelvic Floor Therapy during Pregnancy

Having a healthy pelvic floor is important for all women, especially during pregnancy. Pelvic floor therapy during pregnancy will help prepare your body for pregnancy and birth.

The Pelvic Floor in Women’s Health

Pelvic health for Melbourne women is key to maintaining muscle strength and sexual function, as well as reducing the risk of incontinence and prolapse. The Fertile Project are experts in treating the pelvic floor for women’s health.

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT

Osteopathy and Pelvic Health

Dr Kathryn Johns is a leader in the field of pelvic health and osteopathy in Australia. She is one of only a handful of osteopaths in Australia who has done physiotherapy pelvic floor training.. As an expert in pelvic health and a pelvic floor physiotherapy experienced osteopath, she has extensive training in the areas of pelvic floor assessment and treatment, female sexual disorders, prolapse and chronic pelvic pain using internal and external techniques.

Kathryn has a unique and holistic approach to the treatment of pelvic health conditions where she will work with her patients to help them achieve their health goals. Kathryn’s pelvic health knowledge and experience include women’s and men’s health and paediatric bladder/bowel conditions – including Melbourne pregnancy and pelvic floor.

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Pelvic Health Frequently Asked Questions

What is pelvic health?

Pelvic health in Melbourne is the care and treatment of the pelvic floor, which is a group of muscles and ligaments that connect from the pubic bone to the tail bone.

As the pelvic floor supports the uterus or womb, bladder and bowel, a healthy pelvic floor supports the healthy functioning of these organs.

The pelvic floor can be weakened by pregnancy and childbirth – hence the importance of pelvic floor therapy during pregnancy. Other factors include obesity, chronic constipation and prostate cancer treatment.

Why is pelvic health important?

A strong pelvic floor supports the pelvic organs, such as the uterus or womb, bladder and bowel. This helps to prepare the body for pregnancy and childbirth, and prevent issues such as incontinence and prolapse.

Pelvic health in Melbourne is important to general well-being. When your pelvic healthcare is optimal, this contributes to holistic and physical wellness.

Can yoga improve pelvic health?

Yoga can improve pelvic health for Melbourne women and men. The gentle but disciplined stretching and controlled breathing techniques have been shown to improve pelvic health.

As the pelvic floor supports the uterus or womb, bladder and bowel, a healthy pelvic floor supports the healthy functioning of these organs.

The pelvic floor can be weakened by pregnancy and childbirth – hence the importance of pelvic floor therapy during pregnancy. Other factors include obesity, chronic constipation and prostate cancer treatment.

Can pelvic floor exercises improve chronic pain?

As the best practise for pelvic health in Melbourne, we don’t recommend pelvic floor exercises if you are in chronic pain.