Today I am speaking with Reshma Rathod, co-founded of Restore Motion, a physical therapy practice in Rockville MD, in 2004. She has been Primary Health Care Provider for the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) since 2007, and is also a member of the Hologic WTA Women’s Health Task Force. Rashma has a passion for women’s health and understands the profound need for a women-focused, compassionate physical therapy practice that could support the female leaders who make our communities prosper.
She is excited to share her passion, knowledge, and advocacy with a global audience and is determined to bring the topic of women’s health to life.
We talk about:
-the mashup between ortho and pelvic health
-tennis and pelvic health
-tennis after pregnancy
-elite athletes returning to sport after pregnancy
-breast mechanics & mobility
-issues caused by high tone
-changing the conversation
4:30 the roll of pelvic floor in ortho cases
8:45 working with the Women’s Tennis Association
11:30 transitioning into motherhood
19:35 returning to tennis postpartum
28:28 changing mechanics and pelvic floor symptoms
32:35 reteaching coordination
34:50 young athletes in tennis
36:20 high tone issues
40:58 Resume’s pregnancy/postpartum experience
45:00 the evolution of pelvic health
50:23 rapid fire questions
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