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pregnancy, post-natal and female pelvic health physiotherapist:
Riya is an experienced physiotherapist with an interest in pelvic girdle pain and also post-natal conditions such as post-natal return to sport and exercise and rectus diastasis or tummy gap.Riya is a highly specialist pregnancy, post-natal and female pelvic health physiotherapist. She has also a lot of experience and expertise in musculoskeletal physiotherapy and leads a service in the NHS in Warwickshire. Riya has a particular interest in pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain and also post-natal conditions such as post-natal return to sport and exercise and rectus diastasis or tummy gap. Her combined pelvic health and musculoskeletal expertise also makes her brilliant at post-natal back, pelvic and hip pain.
She also has amazing skills enabling her to assess and treat mums with pre- and post-natal conditions such as pelvic girdle pain, diastases recti, recovery following a C section, pregnancy associated lower back pain, breastfeeding advice and also pelvic floor issues.
Like all of the female pelvic health specialist physios in the Harborne clinic she has also a lot of expertise and experience treating pelvic floor conditions such as bladder and bowel incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse, constipation and overactive bladder. She is keen to get all her clients back to their functioning levels and return to their work routine, gym, sports, or fitness levels by working with them. Riya is also very experienced at a spectrum of female pelvic pain conditions.
To develop as a physiotherapist, Riya has completed the prestigious master’s degree in advanced Manipulative Physiotherapy from University of Birmingham. While completing the master’s degree Riya was successful to get registered with the MACP, which is a membership by examination physiotherapy specialist group. Riya has also trained with some leading UK and International female pelvic health physiotherapy educators including Lisa Hastie and this is how Riya came to work in the clinic in early 2023.
Along with being a highly specialist pregnancy, post-natal and female pelvic health physiotherapist, she is also a trained Pilates instructor. She is passionate about integrating her Pilates skills into the rehabilitation program for her clients. Riya is exceptional at post-natal rehab.
Apart from being an enthusiastic and multitasking Physiotherapist, Riya is a keen runner and loves to socialise, spend time with family and friends. She loves to explore and travel to new places. Her positive attitude helps build an excellent rapport with all her patients and clients.