Perineal tears and episiotomy (incision made into the perineum during labour) are common with vaginal birth and can contribute to pain, bladder and bowel dysfunctions.

Common Symptoms:

  • Painful sexual intercourse
  • Perineal pain especially with sitting
  • Leakage of urine
  • Difficulty controlling wind
  • Poor bowel control

How we can help?

  • Scar management
  • Detailed individualised assessment and treatment of pelvic floor muscles
  • Techniques to help relieve pain

If this sounds similar to the symptoms you are experiencing, come in and see us at PhysioHealth Women’s for an assessment and individualised treatment program.