Women’s Health Physiotherapy

Covering all areas relating to Obstetrics (pregnancy) and Gynaecology

There is a specialist group of physiotherapists who have advanced training in these areas, the Pelvic obstetric and gynaecology physiotherapists (POGP) CSP

POGP are physiotherapists who have a special interest in women and men’s health. Rosemary Lillie is a member of this organisation.

Areas of specialty include:

  • The physiotherapeutic care of women in relation to childbirth, both antenatally and postnatally
  • The conservative treatment of bladder and bowel incontinence for men and women
  • The treatment of musculo-skeletal conditions both during pregnancy, and immediately postnatally.
  • The treatment of pelvic pain.

Common conditions relating to pregnancy & childbirth

  • 1 in 3 women experience low back pain during pregnancy whilst 1 in 5 experience pelvic girdle pain.
  • Other associated problems such as carpal tunnel syndrome, sciatica, incontinence are also common.
  • Bladder and bowel problems including, incontinence, urgency and frequency.
  • Rectus divarification (separation of abdominal muscles).


Our Physiotherapy Clinic Services

The West Wimbledon Physiotherapy Clinic aims to provide a selection of services to maintain and enhance health and wellbeing. Although primarily a physiotherapy clinic, a range of other treatments are available.