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Breathing Techniques for Pelvic Floor Health

January 20, 2023

The content below was summarized from the following PHRC article by Melissa Patrick, PT, DPT and Jennifer Keesee, DPT. If you have any specific questions always discuss your entire exercise routine with your doctor and Visit a Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist near you. The Basics Breathing may seem like a very simple task, but many of…

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Exercise During Pregnancy

December 7, 2022

Exercise is a key part of a healthy pregnancy and should be encouraged. Exercise is associated with a reduced risk of certain complications in pregnancy such as gestational diabetes, excessive weight gain, hypertensive disorders, preterm birth, and low birth weight, and may be associated with a reduced risk of cesarean section.

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Pregnant Women Should be Cautious During the Holidays

November 30, 2022

Studies show that a lack of rest can slow down an expectant mom’s metabolism, making her more likely to eat carbs, and less likely to exercise. Additional studies show a significant need for pregnant women to de-stress during December.

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Treatment of Round Ligament Pain

November 18, 2022

The content below was summarized from the following WebMD article by Kelli Miller.   Round ligament pain is a sharp pain or jabbing feeling often felt in the lower belly or groin area on one or both sides. It is one of the most common complaints during pregnancy and is considered a normal part of…

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Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD)

November 11, 2022

The content below was summarized from the following Medical News Today article. Symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD) involves discomfort at the front or back of the pelvic joints. Pelvic girdle pain is another name for this condition. The two pelvic bones meet at the symphysis pubis joint, which is at the front of the pelvis. Dense…

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Best Exercises for Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction

November 4, 2022

The content below was summarized from the following WebMD article. Pregnancy can affect many parts of the body, but it most frequently affects the pelvis. Your pelvis changes shape as your pregnancy progresses. Sometimes the joints of your pelvis are stiff or don’t move at the same time, and this can cause pelvic pain. This…

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Solutions for Unexpected Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy 

April 25, 2022

Unexpected Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy Changed My Life When I was pregnant with my first child, I was thrilled to be having a baby.  I was the youngest of 6 children, had been an Aunty 13xs over and had been working with kids throughout my life. I thought the pregnancy and mothering experience would come…

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C-Section Recovery Tips for Postpartum Care

April 21, 2022

A C-Section is a major abdominal surgery, and although it can be lifesaving for you and your child, it takes a major toll on your body. Your body and mind need a chance to heal and recover. C-section recovery tips include: rest, proper c-section support belt, wound care, walking, pelvic floor physical therapy, asking for help & good nutrition

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Types of hernias -inguinal-femoral-incisional and where they are locate-inguinal hernia is in the groin area

Inguinal Hernia during Pregnancy-What you should know!

November 19, 2021

Inguinal hernias are relatively uncommon during pregnancy and often misdiagnosed. Learn more about what you can do to find relief and proper diagnoses and care of groin pain during pregnancy and beyond

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Pregnant woman touching her belly, having pains Belly Side Pain during Pregnancy - Round ligament strain

Belly Side Pain during Pregnancy – Round ligament strain 2nd trimester

November 3, 2021

Round ligament pain or pain in the side of the belly during pregnancy, can be mistaken for false labor.  Follow these tips to reduce belly side pain

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