her physio is run by Marita O'Shea who has worked in Canberra for 20 years. For the last 10 years she has been providing specialized physiotherapy treating women with pelvic floor dysfunction.
Marita has a strong background in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and is experienced in treating pregnancy-related pelvic pain, lower back pain and sacroiliac joint instability.
Marita has a postgraduate certificate in Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation and Continence and is passionate about providing women with the correct pelvic floor advice following delivery.
She uses real-time ultrasound to provide patients with feedback on pelvic floor muscles and lower abdominal muscle activation patterns and tailors exercise programs for her patients to suit their stage of life.
With clinical Pilates training from Dance Medicine Australia, Marita also uses the concept of the Pilates method to develop rehabilitation programs.
Marita has a degree in both physiotherapy and exercise physiology and has worked in Canberra since 1996.
Marita sees patients at Women’s Health on Strickland where she works with Dr Elizabeth Gallagher and Dr Omar Adham. She also consults at Ochre Health in Bruce.