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Womens Health

Whether you’d like a routine pelvic health check or you’re concerned about a symptom, we can help put your mind at rest. The Pelvic Specialists offer a full spectrum of women’s abdominal and pelvic health services by our multidisciplinary team. We use the latest diagnostic tests with minimally invasive techniques whenever appropriate so you can feel confident in the quality of your diagnosis. Our women’s health physiotherapists help you make the best recovery you can.

Some of the main Women’s Health conditions managed by The Pelvic Specialists include:


Endometriosis is a chronic condition, which affects women from puberty to menopause. The condition is very prevalent and often diagnosed late because symptoms are either ignored or disregarded by clinicians. The most common symptom is cyclical pelvic pain,...

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Female Incontinence

There are two main types of urinary incontinence. The first is invariably associated with childbirth or the ageing process. This incontinence is often called stress incontinence when the woman can leak with coughing, laughing and sneezing. As the condition progresses,...

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Subfertility often causes great anxiety to couples. It is, therefore, essential to investigate thoroughly and quickly at the appropriate time.  It is important to realise that 25% of subfertility issues are due to male factors, so investigations should always be...

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Approximately 25% of women over the age of 35 have fibroids. A large part of managing these will lead to simple reassurance for many women who have had incidental scans for another reason and have been told they have fibroids. Fibroids, however, can cause problems as...

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Heavy Periods

Heavy periods (menorrhagia) is possibly the most frequent cause for a referral to a gynaecologist. There are many aspects of menstrual disturbance other than heavy periods. Quite frequently, it is a combination of several symptoms that women present with, such as...

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The average age of menopause in the UK is approximately 51 years of age. Most women get menopausal symptoms, and those symptoms can be broad and diverse, ranging from hot flushes, night sweats, insomnia, forgetfulness or mood changes with flashes of anxiety or...

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Ovarian Cysts

As a woman releases an egg from her ovary, a small cyst is formed. These are called physiological ovarian cysts and occur from puberty right through to menopause. Assessment of ovarian cysts involves initially distinguishing between a physiological (normal) or...

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Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are crystal deposits from urine that build up to form a solid stone. They usually form silently in the kidneys and often do not cause symptoms until they start to pass from the kidneys to the bladder. As they pass, they may cause abdominal, loin or back...

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Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Pelvic organ prolapse is the descent of parts of the pelvic organs, usually the vaginal wall or the uterus. Vaginal prolapse on the front wall of the vagina is called a cystocele as the bladder lies immediately above the front wall of the vagina. A prolapse on the...

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Referrals and Appointments

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