FAQ 2017-07-24T23:06:58+00:00

How do I make an appointment?

To make an appointment to see Bev you can contact Hillcrest Physiotherapy Clinic directly on 07 856 4656. Alternatively you can contact her via the website contact form, email her on bev@pelvicphysiotherapy.co.nz, call or text her on 021 217 8515

Do I need a referral?

No you can self- refer however Bev is of course happy to receive referrals from GP’s, midwives, gynaecologists, urologists and colorectal surgeons, as well as counsellors, psychologists and sex therapists, among other health and fitness professionals.

Bev aims to keep communication channels open with referrers as well as refer on where appropriate and necessary.

How long will each appointment take?

The initial appointment will be an hour long and follow up appointments 30-40 minutes long.

Where will I need to go for physiotherapy appointments?

Bev works within hillcrest physiotherapy Clinic, located at 3 Masters Ave, Hillcrest, Hamilton.

How much will each appointment cost?

Pregnancy and Postnatal (up to 1 year after having your baby): $85 initial and $55 follow up
All other Pelvic Health Consults: $110 initial and $75 follow up

How many appointments will I need?

This all depends on what is going on, and Bev will discuss this with you during your first consultation.

Will I definitely need an internal examination?

If an issue with the pelvic floor is identified then an internal examination is the best way to assess muscle function. Continence & Women’s Health Physiotherapists are especially qualified to perform these examinations for your benefit.

For pelvic and sexual pain patients this examination rarely occurs at the first appointment thus avoiding patient anxiety

Will my health insurance cover the cost of my appointments and products?

This depends on your health insurance policy with regard to Physiotherapy cover, its best to discuss it with your insurance provider.

How do I go about attending yoga?

Pregnancy Yoga: Feel free to turn up to River Ridge East Birth Centre Tuesdays 5:15pm -6:30pm during school terms. Classes are suitable from 14 weeks pregnant onwards. If you have any health concerns regarding your pregnancy please check with your midwife first.

Do I need to be really young and flexible to do yoga?

No! Anybody can do yoga at their own level.