Physiotherapy

The Physiotherapy Team provide excellent, patient centred, innovative and evidence based care for the physiotherapy management of maternity, gynaecological and neonatal conditions. Some of the issues we treat and care for in each specialty are listed below. We also participate in the delivery of Antenatal Education and links to relevant information can be found on their page.

Pregnancy and Post Delivery

  • Pelvic girdle pain
  • Back pain
  • Bladder / bowel dysfunction
  • Carpel tunnel syndrome
  • Pelvic floor muscle dysfunction
  • Pelvic organ prolapse
  • Postural changes
  • DRAM – diastasis of rectus abdominus mMuscle

Gynaecology

  • Bladder dysfunction
  • Bowel dysfunction
  • Pelvic Floor muscle dysfunction

Neonatology

  • Head and neck issues
  • Brachial plexus dysfunctions
  • Developmental delay
  • Neurodevelopmental service
  • Musculoskeletal service

We liaise closely with our Physiotherapy colleagues in the Commmunity if referral onwards is appropriate.

 

Clinic and Contact Details

Physiotherapy Department
Level 2, 65/66 Mount St. (just adjacent to the main hospital)

Monday - Friday
08.00 - 17.00hrs

E: njordan@nmh.ie
Tel: (01) 637 3499

Our appointments are on a scheduled basis and adherence to our appointments policy is greatly appreciated.

  • In the event that you have to cancel your appointment, please give as much notice as possible.
  • If you fail to attend an appointment and don’t contact the department within 10 days you will be discharged from our service.
  • If you fail to attend a second appointment you will be discharged.

 

 

Referrals

Referrals are accepted from:

Obstetric/Maternity: GPs, NMH Doctors & Midwives

Gynaecology: NMH Gynaecology Clinic and self referrals from mothers within 1 year of giving birth

Neonatology: NMH Neonatology Department and Baby Clinic

Physiotherapy Staff

The Physiotherapy Team in the NMH provide excellent patient centred, innovative and evidence based care for the physiotherapy management of obstetric, gynaecological and neonatal conditions.

 

Judith Nalty – Physiotherapy Manager
Leah Bryans – Senior Physiotherapist
Ciara Ryan – Senior Physiotherapist
Sarah Fitzmaurice –  Physiotherapist
Joanne Egan – Senior Neonatal Physiotherapist
Lesley-Anne Ross –  Senior Physiotherapist (Pelvic Floor Centre)