Pregnancy and Postpartum
Pregnancy and postpartum are two crucial stages in a woman’s life. Pregnancy refers to the time during gestation, while the postpartum period refers to the time after childbirth. Women must care for their physical and mental health during both periods. Prioritizing self-care activities such as regular exercise, healthy eating, and adequate rest will ensure a healthy pregnancy and speedy recovery after childbirth.
Pregnancy can be challenging for women, resulting in discomfort and mobility issues. However, our specialized physical therapy services can alleviate these issues. Our experienced physical therapists use various techniques such as stretches, exercises, and massage to help relieve discomfort and improve mobility. By doing so, we can prevent common issues like back pain, pelvic pain, and urinary incontinence from arising.
Pelvic physical therapy is an ideal option for women looking to recover from postpartum problems like incontinence, pelvic pain, and abdominal separation caused by childbirth. Our team works closely with each patient to create a personalized physical therapy plan that meets their needs and goals. We provide compassionate care and support to help you throughout your pregnancy and postpartum journey.
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Where are we located?
1681 Washington Street, Suite 2
What can I expect during my physical therapy session while pregnant or postpartum?
During your physical therapy session while pregnant or postpartum, you can expect a personalized treatment plan tailored to your unique needs and goals. Your therapist will focus on helping you manage pain, improve mobility, and strengthen your muscles to support a healthy pregnancy or recovery from childbirth. They may also provide guidance and education on exercises, posture, and body mechanics to improve overall well-being.
Pre and Postpartum patients often experience a range of physical discomforts. These discomforts may include Pelvic Girdle Pain, Low back pain, Diastasis, Recti Abdominis, and Pelvic Pain. These conditions can be debilitating and negatively impact their quality of life. However, providing physical therapy for such patients can help alleviate many of these issues and provide numerous benefits.
Physical therapy can help improve muscle strength, flexibility, and endurance, which, in turn, can help reduce pain and discomfort. Additionally, it can help improve posture, which is essential during pregnancy and postpartum recovery. Furthermore, physical therapy can help reduce muscle tension and improve circulation, which can help speed up the healing process and reduce inflammation.
In addition to physical benefits, physical therapy can also provide psychological benefits. Patients may experience improved mood and reduced stress levels. Additionally, physical therapy can help patients better understand their bodies and how to care for themselves during and after pregnancy.
In conclusion, physical therapy is an effective and non-invasive way to manage and alleviate the physical discomforts associated with pre and postpartum recovery.
What are our patients saying?
“I saw Cindy for pelvic PT during pregnancy, and she was extremely understanding, took her time to listen and diagnose, and was very personable. I highly recommend Cray PT, especially Cindy, if you want pelvic PT.” -Victoria.