Caring for Prenatal and Postpartum Moms Through Physical Therapy Written by Dr. Tori Wilson, PT, DPT and the ReQuest PT Team When we think about health in new moms and moms-to-be, what do you think of? We know that monitoring vital signs, providing nutritional support for the baby, and helping moms learn to care for their new child are important. However, it is easy to overlook the mental and physical health of
Let’s talk about postpartum pelvic floor Contrary to popular belief, voiding aka incontinence when having a good laugh doesn’t have to be the norm for new mothers. Whether you gave birth 6 months or 6 years ago, you don’t have to suffer lost strength or poor control of your pelvic floor. Through learning how to relax/contract when appropriate
Lower back pain is a sensation all too familiar to millions of people. This ache can hinder many aspects of your life: working, spending time with friends and family, partaking in the activities you enjoy, and even just relaxing. If lower back pain is plaguing your everyday life, it is important that you find relief as soon as you can.
With your busy life, it can be difficult to find time for physical activity. We all understand too well the lengthy to-do list that never seems to get completed. After a full day of work, running errands, making dinner, and still trying to find time to relax, it can be tough to try and force
Would you be embarrassed if you got caught doing jumping jacks in your office? We hope not—and we think many successful companies would likely applaud the effort! It’s becoming more well known that staying physically active throughout the workday isn’t just better for your health. It can also boost productivity, job satisfaction, and psychological well-being,
The Top 4 Exercises That Will Reduce Chronic Low Back Pain. According to a 2006 study(1) nearly half of the United States population will suffer from Chronic Lower Back Pain (CLBP) at some point, and another study(2) indicates that chronic lower back pain is the most frequently reported symptom of orthopedic diseases in the United States.