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Physiotherapy during Pregnancy

Physiotherapy Overview

Highly qualified physiotherapists at Motherhood Hospitals have a specialized knowledge of the physio needs of women through all stages of life.

Our physiotherapists play a critical role in both antenatal and postnatal care, providing their expertise in helping women stay healthy and fit during the entire period of pregnancy and beyond. This ensures a healthy and pleasant delivery experience and recovery through specifically customized programs.

  • Lamaze – A set of exercises that involves breathing and relaxation techniques to facilitate a comfortable labour experience, thereby promoting normal (physiological) birth.
  • Postnatal classes – A set of exercise programs that help you get back to shape after delivery.
  • Pelvic floor exercise class – Specifically aimed at promoting natural birth through strengthening of pelvic muscles.
  • Pre and Post-Childbirth Education – Fitness related advice and exercises for different stages in your motherhood journey. Our physiotherapists will assess your individual health conditions and prescribe the most appropriate treatment for a speedy and effective recovery.

Some of our services include the treatment of:

  • Pelvic floor disorders such as incontinence and prolapse
  • Musculoskeletal conditions in pregnancy
  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Newborn conditions
  • Diabetes during pregnancy
  • Women’s cancer including breast and gynaecological tumors
  • Bowel disorders

Our Physiotherapists are also experts in managing various physiological conditions across the gamut of a woman’s life, including management of stress, healthy ageing and management of various gynecology related health issues such as muscle retraining, exercise therapy, and so on.



Dr. Kavya Krishna Kumar

Consultant - Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Alwarpet, Chennai

Dr. Sireesha Reddy

Consultant - Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Bangalore, Hebbal

Dr. Aarthi Bharat

Consultant - Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
Banashankari, Bangalore

Dr. Dhanalakshmi R

MBBS, DNB (Pediatric), MRCP CH, Followership in Neonatal Neonatal medicine(UK), PGPN (Boston university,USA), IPPN, ACLP
Consultant - Paediatrician and Neonatologist
Bangalore, HRBR Layout