Category Archives: Pregnancy

Importance of Post Partum Pelvic Floor Eval

Ok ladies, let’s talk pelvic floor. As women, we are often so busy taking care of everyone else- our husbands, children, elderly parents, Susie down the street- we often neglect ourselves and our bodies. Many of us haven’t given a second thought to our pelvic floor since we first learned about it.. You know, that […]

Pelvic Floor Issues During and After Pregnancy

To all expectant or postpartum mommies.  Take care of your pelvic floor! Women who have had multiple births, instrumental births, severe perineal tearing or large babies are often at a greater risk for pelvic floor muscle damage. The pelvic floor muscles can sometimes become too loose and weak.  This is a common problem for women because of pregnancy […]

Pregnant Moms Need to Watch Their Backs

Check out this article written by Chris Worthy, contributing writer with Upstate Parent. She did a great review of all the symptoms that a pregnant women may have, and things that the woman should consider. Thank you Chris! Nice job!

Physical Therapy can help you through Pregnancy

Pregnancy is such a joyful moment in life. From the first moments when you are able to tell all your loved ones you are expecting, to the joys of learning all the things to expect, and the journey of all the many physical changes that take place during the nine months of carrying your precious […]

Pelvic Floor Therapy for Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a beautiful things, but it can be hard on any woman’s body. It can cause:  hormonal changes physical changes postural changes musculature changes This stress from a baby on your bladder and rectum can also lead to pelvic floor dysfunctions such as:  stress or urge incontinence back pain  prolapse bowel problems  In the […]

Postnatal Pelvic Floor Therapy

Following the arrival of a new, precious baby, concerns often arise that surround the health of the infant.  Unfortunately, little attention is given to the mother with respect to her muscles that surround her pelvic floor which are now stretched. As a result, she may experience postpartum incontinence. Pelvic Floor Therapy plays an important and […]

Protect Your Pelvic Floor During Labor and Delivery

Lunch And Learn October 24th – 12:30p – 1:30p  Please join us for a $5.00 Lunch and Learn session with Mid-Wife, Linda Weaver, as she explains how to protect your pelvic floor during labor and delivery. His Therapy is hosting this event, we are located at 2 Parkway Commons Way in Greer, SC   Please RSVP to 864.534.1780, so […]

Exercises After Childbirth

It is very important to begin exercising the pelvic floor as soon as you can after delivery.  It is important to give yourself time to heal after your delivery before you begin exercising. Ask your doctor or your Physical Therapist if there are any particular exercises they would recommend for you to do following delivery.  […]