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Motions of the Pelvis for Birth

Motions of the Pelvis for Birth As a practitioner working with pregnant clients, we need to understand the motions the pelvis goes through for a baby to be born vaginally. Understanding these pelvic motions helps us evaluate and ensure our client's body, mainly the pelvis, is ready for birth, and we can facilitate an appropriate opening for the baby's passage. Our focus is on increasing the diameter of the pelvic inlet to start the birth process and then increasing [...]

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1 Expert Technique for Healing Diastasis Recti to Improve Core Function

Promote better core function and get great results with this technique to help with healing diastasis recti Treatment techniques to aid in healing diastasis recti are essential for working with postpartum clients. Studies vary, but 24% – 39% of women experience diastasis recti six to twelve months after having a baby. Learning techniques specific to healing diastasis recti will help your postpartum clients improve core function quicker, heal faster, and prevent long-term damage to their abdominal tissues. I will [...]

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Connection of hip pain and bladder function in a postpartum woman

INTRODUCTION A 27-year-old woman presented with stress urinary incontinence, both hip pain (R>L), and right shoulder pain. Client is 7 weeks postpartum. Client had a quick birth within 30 min at home in January, 2022. Client was seen during her pregnancy from 37 weeks to 41 weeks. Client had a baby at 41 weeks. Client had 2 children prior to this birth. Client is an OB nurse and is on maternity leave at this time. Client is breast feeding [...]

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Prevent 3 Agonizing Issues from C-Section Scar Tissue

C-section Scar Tissue Techniques to Stop Low Back Pain, Frequent Urination, and Painful Intercourse for Postpartum Clients 3 Agonizing Issues Caused by C-Section Scar Tissue C-section scar tissue, when left untreated, can create complications in the body, including low back pain, frequent urination, and painful intercourse. When scar tissue forms, it can go in different directions in the body adhering to tissues and surrounding organs. It can create adhesions in the abdomen, on the colon, ovaries, or between the bladder and uterus. [...]

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Evolution of Pelvic Health in Physical Therapy Practices

Evolution of Pelvic Health How We Identify at the Institute for Birth Healing Pelvic Health’s Evolution The evolution from Women’s Health to Pelvic Health has been an ongoing topic of conversation and debate within healthcare and physical therapy practices for the past two decades.  Pelvic health is defined by Baylor College of Medicine as “the best possible functioning and management of the bladder, bowel, and reproductive organs. It is not merely the absence of disease or weakness in these [...]

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Self Care Meditation

Are You Taking Care of Yourself? Self Care  We all know how to care for others, but do we take care of ourselves? Unfortunately, research tells us that we are less likely to follow our own advice. Today, I invite you to begin a daily self-care routine. Set aside as little as 5 to 10 minutes to care for yourself. You will be amazed at how little time it takes to shift your body and mind.  Experts suggest varying [...]

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