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Women’s and Men’s Health Clinic at Inner North Physiotherapy, Thornbury

At Inner North Physiotherapy (Thornbury) we have a specialised Women’s and Men’s Health clinic dedicated to addressing the often-distressing symptoms of incontinence, pelvic pain, and bladder and bowel dysfunction. Highly educated and experienced clinicians, who understand the impact of these symptoms, offer compassionate services in the Inner North for the local areas of Thornbury, Northcote, Westgarth, Brunswick, Preston, Coburg, Fairfield, Fitzroy, Collingwood, Abbotsford, Alphington and Reservoir.

Alison Harding, Adriane Khablyuk and  Jennifer Langford form our Men’s & Women’s Health Clinic. Ali and Jen have worked in  Public Continence Services for many years between them and they understand the impact of pelvic dysfunction on quality of life. Jen has also worked in a pain clinic for 7 years. Together, they share a passion for managing persistent pelvic pain, applying a biopsychosocial approach and the latest in pain science knowledge to help both males and females understand and improve their persisting pelvic pain.

Adriane, Ali and Jen  have Post Graduate qualifications in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation and Incontinence from Melbourne University. They now frequently lecture and are Clinical Supervisors at Melbourne University. Jen also has post grad qualifications from Sydney University in Pain Management.

Our physiotherapists also have extensive ante and post natal experience and musculoskeletal skills. We will help you with your pelvic health through your pregnancy and in the postnatal rehabilitation phase.

We value a sensitive and comprehensive 
treatment approach to managing pelvic, bladder and bowel conditions for patients of all ages. Our experienced physiotherapists will educate you about your condition and provide expert physiotherapy treatment and a personalised plan with self-management strategies to get you back to your best.

Our practice offers a service that stands apart, as we value excellence in quality care delivered by highly educated, empathetic and experienced physiotherapists.

At Inner North Physiotherapy we are skilled in the use of Real Time Ultrasound to assess and retrain your pelvic floor and core activation as well as assess bladder volumes.

We are committed to excellence in care for your musculoskeletal pain and pelvic floor health during and after pregnancy.

We frequently treat

  • Incontinence
  • Mastitis
  • Vulvodynia
  • Prolapse
  • Pelvic girdle and back pain in pregnancy
  • Pelvic floor weakness
  • Bladder urgency and frequency
  • Bladder pain
  • Bowel pain
  • Painful bladder syndrome/IC
  • Voiding issues
  • Defecation disorders
  • Overactive bladder (OAB)
  • Pre and post prostatectomy care
  • Persistent pelvic pain
  • Dyspareunia
  • Vaginismus
  • Vestibulovulvodynia
  • Prostatitis
  • Pre and post hysterectomy care
  • Pre and post prolapse surgery
  • Nocturnal Enuresis