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Continence and Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Pelvic floor physiotherapy services are available for all patients within the Mater Mothers’ Hospitals.

This specialty service  involves the acute and on-going management of various forms of pelvic floor dysfunction including:

  • during pregnancy
  • immediately following birth (perineal trauma, etc)
  • bladder and bowel incontinence in women, men and children
  • female prolapse and pelvic pain
  • pre and post gynaecological surgery
  • pre and post prostate surgery
  • other conditions.

Outpatient care

Most pelvic floor physiotherapy care at Mater operates within an outpatient setting, requiring a highly specialised level of skill, privacy and advanced technical equipment.
 

How to access our services

Women who are registered to have or have had their baby at Mater Mothers’ Hospital, or patients who have attended Mater Hospital Brisbane are eligible for these services.

Pelvic floor physiotherapy services are also available to the general public—women, men and children with GP and/or specialist referral - please contact us to enquire.

Eligibility

Mater Mothers’ pelvic floor physiotherapy services are available for all patients at Mater Mothers’ Hospital. Services, eligibility criteria, and cost to the patient will vary according to particular services required, referral basis and whether you are a registered non-insured or insured patient at Mater Mothers’ Hospital or Mater Hospital Brisbane.

Most patients will be eligible for our services within the hospital at no charge; however there may be a fee associated with some products and services.

Please speak with our staff for any further information regarding access to these services.

Referral

Referral requirements to access continence and women’s health pelvic floor physiotherapy vary according to the patient group (mothers, women, men or children) and whether you are a registered patient at our hospital.

Pelvic floor physiotherapy appointments may require either a General Practitioner or specialist referral.

Please speak with our friendly staff for further information regarding access and referral to our services.

Location

Continence and women’s health physiotherapy non-insured outpatient department is located on Level 2, Mater Hospital Brisbane.

For all insured outpatient services and locations, please visit Mater Health and Wellness.

Parking

Parking is available—please refer to the campus map.

Contact Us

Telephone 07 3163 6000 and follow the prompts
Facsimile 07 3163 1671

Mater Mothers’ - Continence & Women’s Health Physiotherapy
Allied Health Reception
Mater Hospital Brisbane, Level 2
Cnr Raymond Tce and Stanley Street
South Brisbane Qld 4101

Hours of operation

Allied Health Reception and Outpatient Services: Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 4.30pm. Closed on weekends and public holidays.

Inpatient Clinical Services: Mater Hospital Brisbane: Monday to Sunday, 7.30am to 4.00pm.
Mater Mothers Hospitals: Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4.00pm, Saturday and Sunday 7.30am to 1.00pm.

Out of hours evening shift (Monday-Friday) and oncall services are provided across Mater Hospital Brisbane and Mater Mothers Hospitals based on clinical need and medical referral.

 

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