Northside Health NT  Tel: 79997448

Physiotherapy & Osteopathy

Northside welcomes Samantha Richter, a registered physiotherapist and osteopath, who has a special interest in pelvic health. Samantha has worked in private practice, women’s and paediatric clinics. Her expertise is in the treatment of pelvic floor disorders and dysfunctions for everyone age 5-105!

Samantha is a passionate and highly trained physiotherapist and osteopath who would love to help you improve and manage any of the following conditions:

Pregnancy and postpartum:

·       Pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain

·       Birth related injuries

·       Coccyx pain and injury

·       Abdominal muscle separation (DRAM)

·       Return to sport and exercise after childbirth

Pelvic issues:

·       Genito-pelvic pain disorder (vaginismus)

·       Vulvodynia and vestibulodynia

·       Sexual pain

·       Pelvic muscle pain / spasm

·       Urinary frequency, urgency and incontinence (leakage)

·       Fecal incontinence

·       Prolapse

·       Post surgery – prolapse, continence sling, hysterectomy or prostatectomy, gender affirming           surgeries.

If booking to see Samantha, the following people should complete 4 documents: the Physio Patient Survey Pelvic Floor, Informed Consent, Pelvic Floor Informed Consent and Bladder Diary located below: 

· All patients seeing Samantha for pelvic/continence

· All pregnant patients

· All patients within a year of delivering 

· All female and transitioning patients with lower back pain, hip, groin and abdominal pain

· All patients reporting leakage of urine or bowels or sexual dysfunction

· All patients that have had lower back, abdominal, hip or pelvis surgeries or procedures 

· Parents/guardians of children over 5 with bed wetting or constipation

  

Please allow 3 days to complete Bladder Diary.

Return all documents via email (if possible) at least 2 days prior to your appointment.

If you are seeing Samantha for general physio/osteo (not pelvic floor), please complete the following two forms:

Return all documents via email (if possible) at least 2 days prior to your appointment.