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Post natal physiotherapy - Mummy MOT

What is the Mummy MOT?

The Mummy MOT is a comprehensive postnatal examination and physiotherapy treatment plan looking at your posture, abdominal muscle separation and pelvic floor strength. The Mummy MOT is not just for new mums. Even if your child is several years old, there are huge benefits to undergoing a postnatal examination and specialised rehabilitation program.

The Mummy MOT is a post-natal assessment, with the aim of preventing the development of long-term childbirth-related issues. During pregnancy, labour and birth, a woman’s body undergoes significant changes and in many cases, trauma. A woman may experience alterations to her posture, her pelvic floor function and muscle length and strength, which may ultimately lead to problems such as Pelvic Girdle Pain, Rectus Diastsis Abdominus (tummy separation) and even varying degrees of incontinence.

In the UK routine post-natal physiotherapy is unfortunately limited if at all available and some women often return to exercise and function after birth, without being aware of, or understanding the issues they may be experiencing, often making them worse or developing other issues as a result.

The Mummy MOT has been created to help post-natal women in their recovery journey, firstly helping them to recognise and understand any current or potential post-natal issues they may have and then assisting them in rehabilitating safely and appropriately, thus preventing the likelihood of long-term problems developing. It is undertaken by a physiotherapist with specialist post-natal training, and may be carried out from 6 weeks, 6 years or more after birth. It is never too late to address post-natal complaints or problems.

What to expect at the Mummy MOT postnatal assessment & treatment

• A full postural screen
• A quick internal check of your pelvic floor muscle tone and activation (internal pelvic floor check is optional)
• An assessment of your abdominal muscles and measurement of any separation (diastasis recti)
• Screening for bladder and bowel dysfunction
• 1:1 coaching on how to properly activate and work on strengthening your deep core and pelvic floor muscles.
• An effective postnatal rehabilitation exercise program tailored to your physical needs and fitness goals.

Special offer Mummy MOT package price:  £335

This package includes the following:
Your initial Mummy MOT assessment (60mins)
3 x  (30mins) Mummy MOT follow up sessions to review and progress your exercises - these would normally be spaced at 4 weeks, 8 weeks and 12 weeks after your initial session
2 x  (60mins) Post natal massage sessions

Individual sessions
Initial Mummy MOT session (1 hour) - £90
Follow up Mummy MOT session (30mins) - £45
Post natal massage  (60mins) - £65

If you wish to take up this offer please email Stephanie boydphysio@outlook.com so you can be sent a PayPal invoice for the full amount. 

The practitioners that offer Post natal physiotherapy - Mummy MOT are...

Stephanie Boyd

Stephanie has been working in the therapies industry for 9 years.
She now works in private practice and specialises in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and remedial deep tissue massage.

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