Womens & Mens Health
Hilary Miller is a pelvic health physiotherapist, with specialised training in pelvic health such as pregnancy related issues, sexual dysfunction, PGP, incontinence & pelvic floor weakness
A mum of 4 boys, Hilary has first-hand experience and understands the impact that these conditions can have.
“Listening to my clients’ stories over the years & having seen the negative effects that these conditions can have on a person’s quality of life, I am determined and passionate about the importance of educating people, in particular women, about their pelvic health. I firmly believe that a thorough examination at the ante natal stage and definitely at the post-natal stage is essential, as early intervention is key”.
If you are:
- Anxious to go socialising in case you leak or don’t make the toilet
- Tired of wearing incontinence pants
- Afraid to jump on a trampoline or go running, dancing or walking in case you leak
- Anxious about when to return to exercising of any type post delivery
- Afraid to have sex because you might leak or it’s too sore
- Concerned that your child is wetting the bed
- Anxious about a dragging sensation or a bulge in your vagina (pelvic organ prolapse)
- Embarrassed about faecal stains on your underwear
- In men- bladder leakage following prostate surgery
- Anxious about persistent back pain
- Anxious about a noticeable gap in your abdominal wall post delivery
You are not alone
Hilary is a pelvic health physiotherapist with specialised training in pelvic health such as pregnancy and post-natal issues, deep pelvic pain with intercourse, pelvic girdle pain(sacroiliac and pubic symphysis pain) , incontinence (bladder and/ or bowel) and pelvic organ prolapse etc. Hilary is registered with the chartered physiotherapists in Women’s Health, a specialist clinical interest group of the Irish Society of chartered physiotherapists, to ensure she is updated with the current best evidence in the management of pelvic health issues. Hilary has also completed a master’s degree in musculoskeletal physiotherapy from Curtin University of technology, Perth Western Australia
A mum of 4 boys, Hilary has first-hand experience and understands the impact that pelvic health issues can have on ones life
“Listening to my clients’ stories over the years & having seen the negative effects that these conditions can have on a person’s quality of life, I am determined and passionate about the importance of educating people, in particular women, about their pelvic health.
What to expect at a pelvic health assessment?
- I will begin by listening to your story and taking a detailed history
- With your consent I will complete a full physical examination of your problem and this usually involves an internal vagina or anorectal examination to check your pelvic floor strength (and check for pelvic organ prolapse in women)
- We will then design a collaborative treatment programme to suit your needs and achieve your goals
- at all times your right to confidentiality and dignity will be respected.