Continence and pelvic floor

Continence problems and pelvic floor dysfunction are extremely common, with more than four million Australians regularly experiencing leakage from the bladder or bowel. Depending on your condition and what you aim to achieve, there are a number of treatment and management options available.

Mater Health and Wellness provides a range of specialised bowel and bladder continence services for people of all ages, including physiotherapy.  We can help you manage or treat your symptoms of bowel or bladder continence by providing expert advice and support around diet, exercise, stress, and lifestyle support.



Our team of highly experienced pelvic health physiotherapists can support a range of male and female pelvic health and continence issues, including:

  • stress incontinence (loss of urine with coughing/sneezing/laughing)
  • urge incontinence (loss of urine associated with an overwhelming urge to pass urine)
  • urinary frequency (passing urine more often than usual)
  • prolapse  and pelvic organ prolapse (sense of heaviness in vagina, tissue protruding through vagina)
  • obstructed defaecation (difficulty emptying bowels or constipation)
  • functional constipation
  • faecal incontinence  (accidental loss of stool)
  • pelvic pain
  • antenatal and postnatal services


Dietitian services

A qualified team of dietitians can provide dietary recommendations and nutrition advice to treat or manage the symptoms of:

  • food allergies or intolerances
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • bowel symptoms such as constipation.

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For further details please contact Mater Health and Wellness or request a booking.

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