Amy Tinetti – Titled Women’s Health Physiotherapist
I just love physiotherapy and enjoy helping people reach their full potential. I find the human body and the way it works amazing.
I chose to specialise in Women’s, Men’s and Children’s Pelvic Health after hearing an increasing number of stories from friends and family members, where so many women were struggling with continence or prolapse issues post-childbirth or during menopause. This made me realise how important this area was within physiotherapy and spurred me on to learn more.
I’ve been a physiotherapist for over 10 years and have clinical experience in Continence and Women’s Health and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy. I have completed two degrees, a Postgraduate Masters Degree in Continence and Women’s Health Physiotherapy and a Bachelor of Physiotherapy, both at Curtin University.
I like to address all the areas which may be impacting your Continence and Pelvic Health. These areas include your pelvic floor, abdominals, exercise, stressors, diet, bowels and many others.
When I’m not working, my husband and I are actively trying to find ways to tire out our very active 4-year-old boy, while looking after a baby at the same time.
Therapeutic Ultrasound for Blocked Ducts During Breastfeeding
November 3, 2020
A blocked duct is a blockage of the milk duct in the breast that can result in pain and tenderness of the area and a palpable lump. Whereas Mastitis is an infection within the breast where bacteria has entered, causing pain, swelling, a firm mass, and a fever. Both of these issues can be effectively treated by Physiotherapy techniques.
Pain during sex and pain whilst inserting a tampon is a common and frustrating issue many women have. You may not realise, but a women's health physiotherapist is qualified to be able to help you overcome this sensitive issue.
Wrist pain after having a baby (De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis)
August 10, 2020
De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is a wrist condition that can occur after having a baby caused by hormones and the repetitive wrist movements required to raise a newborn. This causes a thickening and swelling of the protective sheath around the thumb tendons as they cross the thumb side of the wrist joint which results in pain.
De Quervain’s is very common during the postnatal period.
All About Diastasis Recti Abdominus (tummy muscle separation)
June 28, 2020
The Recti Abdominus are two connected muscles that run parallel down the front of your stomach, from halfway down the ribcage to the pubic bone. As your baby grows during your pregnancy, the connective tissue between these muscles can separate.
Endometriosis is a chronic disease that occurs when cells similar to those that line the female uterus grow in other parts of the body. This disease is highly individualised and the symptoms of endometriosis ranges significantly from person to person.
After having a baby, postnatal women need time to heal and regain strength, especially in the pelvic floor and the abdominal muscles due to pregnancy and delivery. A Women's Health Physio can help assess when you are ready to return to running.
When most people think of constipation, they normally think of hard stools that are difficult to pass however people who are constipated may show a number of different signs. Often there are multiple causes for constipation and finding out the exact cause can be difficult.
The word PROLAPSE causes many women a lot of anxiety and stress. The information below will show you there is help out there and here at Wisdom Physiotherapy, we can significantly help you on your journey to reduce your symptoms of prolapse.
Bedwetting and Daytime Bladder Leakage in Children
February 11, 2019
As parents, it can be frustrating when our child does not achieve dryness by the time we expect. The never-ending washing and smell! However, you're not alone.
We have many parents ask us the same two questions:
1. When should my child not wet the bed?
2. When should my child not have bladder leakage (urinary incontinence) accidents during the day?
If you have any signs of a pelvic floor issue then you should come in to get your pelvic floor checked. However even if you have no issues prevention is better than cure if you are pregnant, just delivered a child or perhaps starting a new stage of life (for example menopause), come into Wisdom Physiotherapy to see how well your pelvic floor is moving and learn what you can do to keep your pelvic floor strong before problems arise.
During pregnancy, some women can have discomfort as your baby grows and your pelvis expands. Our experienced physiotherapists can help make the countdown a little more bearable and get on top of your pain.