Avoid Pain and Improve Function

During pregnancy, a woman will likely experience a changing center of gravity, hormonal increases, postural dysfunction, stress and additional weight gain. The body must adapt to the uterus growing 1,000 times l

50-70% of those who are pregnant experience back pain and other complaints.

Often, muscle strength and flexibility are not optimal for the childbearing year.

It is important to be fit to prepare for these changes to avoid pain and improve function.

Women’s health physical therapists have specialized training in changes occurring during a woman’s life including pre-pregnancy, pregnancy and postpartum periods.

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