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MEET THE TEAM
Women's Health Physiotherapy

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Jessie Couch

Physiotherapist & Director of 'Kin Physio'
Dr. Physio, B. Biomed, Post-Grad Cert Pelvic Floor

Jessie is the director of Kin Physio, a mobile women’s health physiotherapy service that provides in home care to Geelong and the Surf Coast. She works out of Barwon Sports Physiotherapy at the Bellerine Street Clinic on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Jessie is an experienced physiotherapist who is passionate about pelvic health. Having worked in pelvic floor physio for many years she understands that these conditions can be bothersome, difficult to talk about and can have a very real impact on your day to day life. She has worked alongside many clients with pelvic floor symptoms such as incontinence and helps them to keep doing the things they love, whether that be running 10km or simply being able to enjoy a coffee with friends without mapping out where the nearest toilets are. 

 

Jessie has completed a postgraduate certificate in pelvic floor physiotherapy as well as further advanced professional development in pregnancy, pelvic floor and musculoskeletal conditions. She is excited to work alongside the team at Barwon Sports Physiotherapy with their amazing sports knowledge as not only did she start her career in musculoskeletal and sports physiotherapy but she has also represented Australia as a junior athlete. She has a particular passion for working alongside athletes and active women. As well as working with ante and post-natal women and birthing people.
 

Jessie has worked in both hospital and private practice in Australia and in the UK gaining experience working across different healthcare systems. She has recently returned from the UK where she worked in the NHS alongside urogynaecologists, gynaecologists, colorectal specialists, obstetricians and psychosexual counsellors and is excited to bring this knowledge to the community of Geelong.​

Jessie is experienced in managing:

  • Bladder and bowel urgency and incontinence

  • Pelvic Organ prolapse symptoms

  • Persistent pelvic pain and dyspareunia

  • Dysfunctional voiding

  • Nocturia (waking in the night to empty bladder)

  • Preparing pelvic floor and perineum for birth

  • Exercise guidance during pregnancy and postnatal

  • Management of DRAM (abdominal separation)

  • Aches and pains related to pregnancy (e.g. pelvic girdle pain)

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