• Constipation / faecal retention
• Faecal incontinence (previously called encopresis) or soiling
• Failure to toilet train for either bowel or bladder
• Day wetting, urinary urgency, recurrent urinary tract infections
• Bed wetting – primary or secondary, refractory to treatment
• Children with both developmental and continence problems
Debbie Rechtman graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Science (Physiotherapy) in 1984 and completed postgraduate studies in Continence and Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation at Melbourne University in 1998.
Debbie has extensive experience working with women, men and children and their families in both private and public settings. She has a particular interest in participating in the care of children with continence issues and is committed to a holistic and multidisciplinary approach.
Debbie teaches postgraduate physiotherapy students and multidisciplinary health professionals and is involved in the education of undergraduate medical students. Debbie has been a committee member of the Victorian branch of the Continence Foundation of Australia Physiotherapy Group.