Mummy MOT & Women's Health Physiotherapy

Mummy MoT in Norwich

If you are a new(ish) Mum you know the phrase "Pregnancy and childbirth are life changing" really means what it says - but you might not know about the impacts they can have on the body. Having a baby,  and carrying  and nursing infants can affect "everything". Childbirth can cause issues ranging from aches and pains, back and pelvic pain, tummy gapping, through to stress or urgency incontinence, and prolapse.

Mummy Mot is a full postnatal physio assessment and a tailored program of exercise to help all mums regain core strength and avoid the potential long term adverse effects of childbirth. 

What is a Mummy MOT®?

The Mummy MOT® is a detailed postnatal physiotherapy assessment of the abdominal and pelvic area.

It will check posture, breathing, tummy gap and pelvic floor strength. We give you the findings on the day and prescribe an appropriate safe exercise programme.

The Mummy MOT System combines physiotherapy assessment with functional retraining. Pregnancy and childbirth cause postural changes, muscle imbalances and altered alignment and these can persist after birth. It is essential to correct and rebalance otherwise pain, prolapse, urinary incontinence or rectus diastasis (tummy gapping) can persist. Left untreated, these issues can lead to long term problems and difficulty in returning to daily functionally activities safely.

Mums need to bend, lift, squat, twist so come and learn how to do these activities safely and in ways that will help heal your body postnatally!

Who needs a Mummy MOT®?

After childbirth, Most women have weaknesses  in either the tummy or pelvic floor that can cause instability and poor core strength, issues that can lead to  back pain, pelvic pain, bladder and bowel weakness . To avoid any long term childbirth related complaints come early and get your tummy gap and pelvic floor tested – then start an optimal postnatal recovery programme.

What to expect at the Mummy MOT postnatal assessment?

​The Mummy MOT at the Treat-Norwich clinic includes:

  • A full postural screening
  • An examination of pelvic floor muscles
  • An assessment of abdominal muscles and measurement of any separation (diastasis recti)
  • Screening for bladder, bowel and sexual dysfunction
  • An effective postnatal rehabilitation exercise programme tailored to your physical needs and fitness goals
  • Scar management
  • Education and advice about safe techniques for lifting, feeding, carrying … even pushing a buggy
  • A bespoke ‘return to sport’ training programme

​Pregnancy and childbirth is a life-changing experience. It’s important for all mums to take care of themselves both for their physical health and also their emotional well-being. Whether you gave birth 6 weeks or 6 years ago, it's worth making time for a Mummy MOT.

A Full Mummy MOT last 1 hr, Investment £95 including home videos and functional rehabilitation program.

Rosie Taylor is a specialist Musculosketal Pre/Postnatal & Childrens' Physiotherapist - she also offers bespoke 1-1 Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Packages following the Mummy MOT.

To book a treatment or buy a gift voucher please call treat's Reception Team: 01603 514195 or [email protected]

For more information visit wellfitmumma

Rosie Taylor BSc (Hons) MSc. MCSP. AACP

Rosie is an experienced physiotherapist specialising in the care of musculoskeletal injuries, pre/post natal and children's physiotherapy. Rosie qualified from the University of East Anglia with an MSc in Physiotherapy in 2008. Since then, Rosie has gained a vast amount of physiotherapy experience having worked for Norfolk Community Trust in stroke rehab, community Physiotherapy, musculoskeletal physiotherapy & paediatric physiotherapy. Rosie progressed to a senior level quickly and worked in the acute setting at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital for 5 years, specialising in orthopedics, musculoskeletal physiotherapy & children's physiotherapy. Rosie has subsequently spent time working at a specialist unit for children under 5, at The Royal Free Hospital in London and now works at a specialist level at The East Anglia Children's Hospital 3 days per week. Rosie has in addition, experience of working in private practice and with elite sports teams and has a special interest in the management of musculoskeletal injuries in adults and children.

Rosie enjoys staying fit and active and has found yoga and pilates to be an excellent addition to her physiotherapy "toolbox". Applied clinically , combined with physiotherapy knowledge , yoga & Pilates can be extremely useful in treating and preventing and many types of injures. Rosie has trained with The Pilates Institute, APPI (Australian Physiotherapy & Pilates Institute) as well as having undertaken a 200 hour Yoga Alliance & 500hr Yoga Alliance certification courses. She is trained in both pre-natal and postnatal yoga & pilates and particularly enjoys working with women throughout pregnancy and postnatal.

Rosie has in addition, completed many post-graduate courses in physiotherapy such was Kinesiotaping, Manual therapy, Mulligans Techniques, Muscle Energy Techniques as well as Masters level courses in Acupuncture for Physiotherapists (University of Hertfordshire) and Advanced assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries (University of East Anglia).

Rosie also has a degree in Psychology which has influenced her physiotherapy care and takes into account the full person, life experiences and works in holistic manner to help you find the best way to manage your condition. Rosie is fully registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC) the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) and the APCP (Association of Chartered Paediatric Physiotherapists).

Therapies  Duration  Price
Mummy MOT Initial  60 mins  £95
Mummy MOT Follow up  60 mins £95
Pregnancy Physio Yoga  1 hour 15 mins  6x sessions= £58, Drop in rate £12
Online consultations    

To book an appointment with Rosie, please call treat's Reception Team: 01603 514195 or [email protected]

For more information visit Rosie's website