Pre-and-Post Natal Treatment

Physical Therapy for Pre-and-Post Natal

Pregnancy affects all parts of the body. Strain on the body linked to pregnancy can be treated with physical therapy, including pain in the back, hip, neck, ribcage and pelvis.

Symptoms and Treatment

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Pregnancy can cause a number of conditions, including:

• Lower back pain
• Diastasis Recti
• Shortness of breath
• Pelvic pain
• Leg and foot pain

Physical Therapy Can Help.

Physical therapy is an effective way to manage symptoms and improve functional mobility during and after pregnancy. Treatment can include:

  • Postural training
  • Education
  • Stretching
  • Bracing
  • Deep tissue massage, myofasical release & other soft tissue mobilization
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Posture, lifting techniques and biomechanics

WATCH: Stephanie Weyrauch, PT, DPT, MSCI demonstrates discusses how a pelvic floor physical therapist can help treat pelvic floor dysfunctions.

WATCH: Stephanie Weyrauch, PT, DPT, MSCI, presents “Mind Over Bladder” a talk on urinary incontinence and the pelvic floor

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