Amanda Sullivan (MCSP, BSc Hons), is a Chartered Physiotherapist and a full member of Pelvic, Obstetric and Gynaecological Physiotherapy (formerly the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Women’s Health). She has been specialising in Pelvic Health since 1999 and works in both the NHS and private sector. Amanda has worked part time since the birth of her two children who are now seventeen and fourteen years old.
Amanda not only has extensive knowledge of the changes that occur during both pregnancy and the postnatal period but also the professional expertise and skills of how to reduce the physical and emotional stresses of pregnancy and labour. She has a vast experience of treating patients with pelvic pain in pregnancy and has taught antenatal classes for 18 years.
Amanda has undertaken a two-year postgraduate course in continence care, earning her postgraduate certificate in 2007. Since this time she has built up a wealth of experience in treating both female and male patients with incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, pelvic floor weakness (during pregnancy and after childbirth) and post prostatectomy urinary incontinence. Amanda has also completed a course with Maeve Whelan and specialises in pelvic floor manual therapy for chronic pelvic pain. She is currently involved in research to investigate the effectiveness of physiotherapy management with MS patients suffering with incontinence.