Physiotherapy and Pelvic Health

Ashlee Dodd is an experienced registered physiotherapist with a special interest in pelvic health. Ash has worked in a range of areas in public and private hospitals, musculoskeltal and specialist pelvic floor clinics. Her expertise is in the treatment of pelvic floor disorders for everyone age 5-105!

PREGNANCY & POST-PARTUM:

·       Pregnancy-related pelvic girdle and coccyx pain

·       Postnatal assessment and rehabilitation of delivery injuries including perineal tears

·       Breastfeeding aches and pains

·       Abdominal muscle separation (DRAM)

·       Return to sport and exercise after childbirth

 

PELVIC ISSUES (all genders):

·       Genito-pelvic pain disorder (vaginismus)

·       Vulvodynia and vestibulodynia (vulvar pain)

·       Urinary frequency, urgency, incontinence (leakage)

·       Faecal incontinence and Constipation

·       Prolapse and pessary fitting (Rings & Cubes) 

·       Pre and Post surgery – prolapse repairs, continence sling, hysterectomy, prostatectomy, gender affirming surgeries.

 

CHILDREN:

·       Constipation/Encopresis/Faecal Smearing

·       Bedwetting (enuresis)

·       Urinary frequency, urgency and incontinence

Pelvic floor physiotherapy is appropriate for:

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

· All pregnant patients

· All patients within their postnatal year

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

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

· Children over 5 with bed-wetting or constipation

 

 

You can also see Ashlee for general physiotherapy care (musculoskeletal).