restoring continence, sexual wellness & physical health to people of all ages

Support & Treatment

We provide support and treatment for the following in men, women and children:

    • Pelvic floor weakness
    • Incontinence (leakage) of urine or faeces
    • Urinary frequency and urgency (weeing often and can't hold on)
    • Getting up to the toilet often at night and/or bed wetting
    • Constipation/Haemorrhoids/Anal Fissures/Bowel and Rectal pain
    • Overactive/tight pelvic floor muscles
    • Pelvic Pain
    • Pelvic girdle or groin pain

     

    In women:

      • Pelvic organ prolapse
      • Painful sexual intercourse
      • Pelvic pain including pain in the lower abdomen, vulval area, rectum and vagina
      • Frequent bladder/urinary tract infections
      • Menopause - treatment for related changes to bladder, bowel and sexual health/pain with sexual intercourse

       

      In men and women:

        • Pain with sexual intercourse or erectile dysfunction
        • Pain in the vulval area (called vulvodynia) or pain in the scrotum and penis
        • Pelvic pain (including endometriosis, prostate and abdominal pain)
        • Painful Bladder syndrome or Interstitial cystitis
        • Pre and post operative advice and treatment for breast, pelvic, abdominal, gynaecological, bladder or prostate surgery
        • Scar tissue assessment and treatment especially in the abdomen and vagina

         

        In pregnancy and after birth:

          • Pelvic floor muscle check  - learn to get the technique correct and gain confidence!
          • Pelvic girdle, symphysis pubis, hip, buttock or back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome
          • Advice on exercise, back care, stretches, posture, getting to sleep, diet, perineal massage, abdominal separation
          • Coping strategies for labour - positioning, relaxation/breathing and massage
          • Treatment for pain after childbirth - swollen and bruised perineum, stitches/scar tissue, haemorrhoids, blocked milk ducts, mastitis, pelvic girdle pain and/or lower back pain
          • Poor bladder sensation, leakage of urine or faeces, pain in bladder and bowels, seperated abdominal muscles
          • Caeserean scar massage and management advice
          • Advice on returning to sport and appropriate exercises

           

          * Contact Sharon for a 5 min phone chat to see how we can help you!

           

          Physio Fees

          Restore Physiotherapy is the only private physiotherapy clinic in the top of the South Island that offers a physiotherapy service focusing in the area of Continence and Pelvic Health.
           
          We currently have a waiting list and expect to be able to see patients within 1-3 months. We do have a triage system. 
           
          Sharon is currently working reduced hours. If you are a current patient of hers or returning patient of hers please contact her to check availability.
           
          Celia is available on Thursdays 9am - 6:00pm and some Saturday mornings.
           
           
          NB:  Please give 24 hour notice prior to your appointment if you are unable to attend.
                   If you fail to attend an appointment you will incur a fee.
           
          Sharon endeavours to respond quickly to answering emails and phone calls but due to having no receptionist or administrator there may be some delays. If you do not hear from back from her within 3-4 working days or if it is urgent please keep send an email again or phone my mobile. She does not work on Mondays or Fridays. Texting is not preferred. 
           
          ** PLEASE NOTE ** Fees will be increasing as of Oct 1st 2018 by $10-$30/appointment. 
           
           
          All prices GST incl. PRIVATE RATES  ACC RATES    
          Free phone chat 5 mins free (charges may apply after 5 mins)  5 mins free (charges may apply after 5 mins)
          Initial appointment $150 (one hour)  $100 (one hour)
          Follow up appointments $110 (3/4 hour)  $80 (3/4 hour)
            $80 (1/2 hour)  $60 (1/2 hour)
           
          Skyp or Phone  Consultations                $160 (initial consultation)  
            $90   (1/2 hour follow up consultation)
           
          If needed, there are additional costs to buy probes, accesories and hire equipment.
           
           
          The following payments are accepted:
          EFTPOS  (no credit cards sorry)
          Bank deposit (with approval from physiotherapist)
          Cash
          Cheque