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Why Telehealth May Be a Blessing in Disguise

By | April 28th, 2020|Postpartum Power Up|

In these days amid the Coronavirus pandemic, Telehealth is becoming quite the buzz word. With a lot of us bunkered down now and unable to receive help in person, our choices for self care have become quite limited. Telehealth is as an alternate way to receive medical care via a video conference, but are you [...]

When the Heart Says Yes but the Vagina Says No

By | October 26th, 2019|Postpartum Power Up|

    The Heart Says Yes but the Vagina Says No Ashley had secretly suffered with painful sex throughout her 8 year marriage. While her husband had been very patient and supportive of her, she admitted that it was taking a toll on their marriage. She had seen several health care practitioners over the years [...]

Pregnant? 10 Easy Tricks to Beating Summer Heat

By | June 22nd, 2019|Pregnancy|

10 WAYS FOR PREGNANT MAMAS TO STAY COOL IN THE SUMMER Summer is officially here, if you feel like you are mellltiiiinnng….these tips may help you hot Mamas beat the heat.   Try to exercise or do any outside activities in the morning. Morning time is when the temperatures are cooler and the sun is [...]

3 Ways to Train Your Bladder LIKE A BOSS

By | November 15th, 2018|Pelvic Floor|

Do you feel like your bladder calls all the shots? Feel that “gotta go” feeling when you pull your car in the garage? Go to the bathroom whenever you see one “just in case”? Have gotten in the habit of wearing panty liners for fear of leaking? When you have trouble controlling your bladder, you [...]

Postpartum Peeing, Pressure “Down There” and Pain

By | July 23rd, 2018|Postpartum Power Up|

THE POSTPARTUM STRUGGLE IS REAL For some Moms returning to their previous exercises and activities after having a baby in the postpartum period becomes one of their top priorities. Some Moms are chomping at the bit to get back into the gym. Those can include the CrossFit Moms who are dying to go balls to [...]

DIASTASIS RECTI……SHOULD WE CLOSE THE GAP OR NOT?

By | March 4th, 2018|Postpartum Power Up|

  To close or not to close the gap with a diastasis recti has been a hot debate over the years. A diastasis recti can happen to anyone, but is known mostly with women in the pregnancy and postpartum period. It is the separation that occurs between the rectus abdominis muscles that can leave a [...]

C-Section Recovery 101 The Top 6 Things All Moms Should Know

By | September 18th, 2017|Post Baby Body|

I recently had one of my pregnant patients request that she schedule an appointment with me to get a “game plan” for what she should do after her baby is born via c-section. I thought how awesome to be so proactive wanting to learn how to make things easier from the get go once baby [...]

5 Reasons Why You May Be Peeing Yourself

By | June 30th, 2017|Postpartum Power Up|

Contrary to popular belief leakage does not just occur to the Grannies in the world. Research says 1 in 2 women all ages have leakage including teenage girls, new Moms and not so new Moms, athletes and the menopausal crew. Some folks try to downplay it, or act like its normal because they “have had [...]

How to Help Recover Your Post Baby Body Without Breaking a Sweat

By | April 1st, 2017|Post Baby Body|

      As a Physical Therapist I am used to giving advice on exercise, body mechanics and suggestions on injury prevention as part of my day to day. I have never thought too much on the importance of nutrition and what we eat as being an important part of the recovery process with my [...]