Is your postpartum rehab program failing you with it’s precision? Would you be better off with a framework and not a recipe?
A fit pregnancy will help you bounce back after pregnancy. Lots to unpack here, but let’s keep it simple. Yes, it’s a great idea to stay as active as you can during pregnancy (for you and the baby). Yes, it’s important to have a plan and support team to return to exercise postpartum. But let’s […]
I’ve been a women’s health physical therapist treating diastasis recti for nearly 20 years. Ironically, after 3 pregnancies & 2 C-section deliveries, I diagnosed myself with diastasis recti. I remember initially addressing it conservatively, not wanting to make things worse, wanting to follow the rules, and accept there may be things I wasn’t going to […]
Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) is pain that you might feel in the back of the pelvis (near the sacroiliac (SI) joints or buttocks) or at the front of the pelvis (symphysis pubis or pubic bone). This pain might shoot down your groin or thigh and is common during pregnancy (definitely not limited to!) Hormone and […]
Diastasis Recti seems to be everywhere on the internet and social media! Diastasis Recti Abdominals (DRA) is simply a larger than normal gap between the rectus abdominal muscles (your “six pack abs”); typically, during and after pregnancy. It’s very common during pregnancy but most moms notice the aesthetics associated with it after delivery. DRA used […]
Once postpartum, always postpartum! Just because your babies aren’t babies anymore doesn’t mean there aren’t leftover souvenirs from pregnancy and delivery! Whether its avoiding the trampoline because you’re nervous about leaks, pain preventing you from an enjoyable sex life or you’re unable to find an exercise program that meets the needs of your core and […]