Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

1 in 5 Kiwis experience incontinence

It’s common, but it’s not normal.

Pelvic floor health in numbers.

  • Up to 80% of women experience bladder leakage during pregnancy and 30% will continue to suffer after childbirth.
  • Over 50% will develop prolapses after menopause.
  • At least 95% of men will leak after prostatectomy.

Why screening is important.

84% of patients never report that they are suffering. Getting help is discreet and easy. Pelvic floor physio has an 80%+ success rate in solving and preventing incontinence and other issues related to pelvic health.

What is pelvic health physiotherapy?

Pelvic Health physio is the assessment of and treatment/management of incontinence, pelvic pain or sexual dysfunction related to pelvic floor dysfunction. It is a treatment for both women and men.

Physical assessments/examinations for pelvic floor dysfunction can be done both internally and externally. An internal examination, however, is the most effective way for pelvic floor muscle palpation and strength/function measurement.

Based on examination findings a treatment regime based on education and exercises for self-management will be prescribed. Most patients will require 4 to 6 treatments over a timeframe of 3-6 months to achieve the best results.

Get Specialised Help.

Linh Nguyen is a qualified pelvic health physiotherapist, who studied under renowned New Zealand pelvic health specialist, Melissa Davidson, PhD.

We do not require a referral from your GP for you to be seen.

For further information please email [email protected] or phone the clinic on 07 828 9854.

Other Services

Services we Offer:

- Manual Therapy, Exercise Rehabilitation, Acupuncture/Dry Needling, Strapping

Conditions we Treat:

- Joint Sprains, Muscle/Soft Tissue injuries, Spinal Injuries

- Osteoarthritis, CRPS, Chronic pain

Simply call in or contact us to make an appointment. All ACC forms can be filled out on the spot.
Our three clinics are based in easily accessible locations In Huntly, Te Kauwhata and Ngaruawahia.
North Waikato Physio is an ACC contracted physiotherapy clinic. We are regularly audited by BSI.