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Physiotherapy

We provide physiotherapy care to women who are pregnant and up to six weeks postpartum.
About

Women are seen both as an inpatient or outpatient.

You may benefit from a BCW Physiotherapy assessment if you:

  • have neck, back, pelvic, groin or hip pain
  • leak urine, gas or stool
  • have a wide gap or bulging abdominal muscles
  • feel pressure or bulging in your vagina or rectum
  • have pain, numbness or tingling in your hands or wrists
  • have questions about safe activity and exercise while pregnant or postpartum

If you are pregnant and have physical concerns please call to book an individual appointment.

If you have delivered attend the Postpartum Physiotherapy Class for general education and information within the first six weeks after delivery.

Services

  • inpatient assessment and treatment
  • individual outpatient appointments
  • Diabetes in Pregnancy Clinic counselling
  • complex care planning assessment and consultations
  • Postpartum Physiotherapy Education Class
    • Monday, Wednesday or Friday 10:00am
    • attend one class before discharge or come back within your first six weeks after delivery
Postpartum Physiotherapy Class
  • Monday, Wednesday or Friday
  • 10:00-11:00
  • pre-booking required when attending after discharge
  • phone 604-875-2126
  • why attend?
    • learn to recognize the signs of a healthy recovery in the days, weeks and months after delivery
    • find out how to take care of yourself while taking care of your newborn
    • get the right information about how to begin early, safe exercises (vaginal or c-section births)
    • learn how and when to progress your exercise


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