Women’s Health

Margie Carroll and Marita Cort are our physiotherapists who have advanced training in pelvic floor and urinary problems.

Margie and Marita have decades of experience helping women with problems such as bladder weakness, incontinence, urinary urgency, bowel problems, pelvic pain and pre and post-natal care. They are approachable and gentle and will treat you with dignity and discretion. Our treatment rooms are private, quiet and comfortable.

Common problems

  • Stress Incontinence (a loss of urine with cough, sneeze, jump etc)
  • Urgency (feeling like you have to rush to go to the toilet)
  • Pelvic floor weakness
  • Prolapse
  • Pelvic floor pain
  • Surgery of the urogenital system
  • Difficulty emptying properly (bladder and/or bowel)
  • Pelvic Girdle pain
  • Back pain in pregnancy
  • Post-natal back pain and rehabilitation
  • Return to exercise guidance post pregnancy
  • Dyspareunia
  • Diastasis recti rehabilitation


We will welcome you to the clinic, listen to you, take notes and ask questions about your condition and general health. Any investigations (fluid-flow chart, urodynamics) that you have brought with you will be viewed. An internal examination of your pelvic floor muscles to check strength, endurance, tone and activation pattern is useful but not always necessary. Our clinic has a diagnostic ultrasound machine which can be used to indirectly examine the function of your pelvic floor muscles (the scanner is placed on the lower abdomen). If you do not wish to have an internal examination performed, that is ok, just let us know.

Treatment may include

  • Pelvic floor muscle exercise program prescription
    Specific exercises to get your pelvic floor stronger

  • Bladder retraining program
    Learn how to get back in control of your bladder

  • Advice before and after surgery of the urogenital system
    What to do and what not to do

  • Advice regarding prolapse and appropriate general exercise
    How to prevent worsening of your prolapse

  • Toileting positions
    For better bladder and bowel emptying

  • Muscle relaxation and down-training
    Graded programs to address pelvic floor pain


  • Standard Initial Consult
    $256  (60 mins)

  • Pensioner Initial Consult
    $236   (60 mins)

  • Standard Subsequent Consult
    $133   (30 mins)

  • Pensioner Subsequent Consult
    $123  (30 mins)

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If you have a Women’s Health problem, please request Margie or Marita for your consultation. Often only one or two visits are required to make a big difference to your urinary control and pelvic floor function.

You do not need a referral to see our Women’s Health physiotherapists.

We will liaise with your doctor (GP, urogynaecologist, gynaecologist, obstetrician or urologist) when necessary.

Make a Women’s Health appointment with Margie or Marita

311 Stanley Road
(Corner of Stanley Rd and Dickenson St)
Carina QLD 4152

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