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SUE CROFT
PHYSIOTHERAPY

helping you live life with confidence,
prioritising your pelvic floor

What is Pelvic Health?

“As we learn more about the natural function and causes of dysfunction of the female pelvis, we are beginning to see that the parts can no longer be regarded in isolation. Rather, the components must be thought of in relation to the whole pelvis and therefore the whole patient.” Read More…

Dr Michael P. Aronson
American Journal ‘Obstetrics and Gynaecology‘ 1994

What we do ?

Sue Croft is a Brisbane Physiotherapist with a special interest in pelvic floor dysfunction including urinary incontinence, prolapse conditions, bowel management and pelvic pain for women, men and children. Read More…

Women’s Health

Women throughout their lifespan can have problems with their bladder, bowel and pelvic floor. Pregnancy, the post-partum period, menopause and ageing are times when incontinence, prolapse, bowel difficulties and pelvic pain can cause much grief for women, but interventions are often easy and very successful at Read More…

Men’s Health

Commonly, men suffer continence issues following prostate surgery, but incontinence, frequency and urgency can also arise for other reasons. Learning ‘the bladder story’ and pelvic floor muscle training is just as important for men as it is for women. Read More…

Children’s Health

Children can suffer with bladder and bowel issues. In our time-pressed lives, difficulties in these areas can cause significant stress for both parents and the children alike. It is important to note that most paediatric continence issues are NOT behavioural – they are many times caused by chronic constipation or poor habits. Read More…

Musculo-skeletal

Our physios have a musculo-skeletal background which means they can treat orthopaedic conditions, joint and muscle pain for all parts of the body. These initial appointments will be approximately one hour and you will be given a home programme to continue at home. Follow-up appointments will be discussed with you. Read More…

Sue Croft Physiotherapist

Sue Croft graduated from the University of Queensland with a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 1977 and initially practised general physiotherapy at Princess Alexandra Hospital – then moving to the Spinal Injuries Unit. She then worked in the Mater Hospital Intensive Care Unit for 4 years. Following the birth of her children she tutored at the University of Queensland developing an interest in Women’s Health. Since 1988, Sue has worked continuously in Women’s Health and Continence promotion and Pelvic Health Physiotherapy.

Sue has authored two books: Pelvic Floor Recovery: Physiotherapy for Gynaecological and Colorectal Repair Surgery (4th Edition) and Pelvic Floor Essentials (3rd Edition).

Sue is a registered physiotherapist, a member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association, the National Women’s, Men’s and Children’s Pelvic Health Group, the International Continence Society, IUGA and a Committee member of the Queensland Branch of the Continence Foundation of Australia. Read More…

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BLOGS

My blog articles are about pelvic floor dysfunction, bladder and bowel problems and lots more. Just click on the relevant category and read everything I have written on that subject. In our consultations, we will often refer you to a particular article or blog to read to further explain about different conditions. Some of Sue’s favorite articles are on the header link, ‘Resources>Articles’ so they are easy to find. Make sure you read your way through them to enhance your learning experience. Please feel free to share these articles with your friends and relatives to help them understand more about the bladder, bowel and pelvic floor. From reading these blogs (or articles) you will start to see the urgency of the situation and just want to get started!

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Arthur Ashe once said: ‘Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.‘ Education is the beginning of everything and it’s all pretty easy once you have grasped the facts. So I encourage you to read, read, read!

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Books

Pelvic Health Physio consultation after having a baby with Emily from Soul Sisters

Sue Croft ABC interview Children’s continence

Sue talks to ABC Afternoons on Postural Awareness

Introduction To Pelvic Floor Dysfunction I Sue Croft