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By Casey Cortney
Licensed Physical Therapist 

Physical Therapy Today: Get back to your prenatal body

 


Giving birth is a life changing experience. From a physical standpoint, childbirth has a significant impact on a woman’s body. Symptoms can vary greatly, and range from pain and headaches to tightness and incontinence.

Aches and pains are common during pregnancy and breast feeding. Discomfort can occur in the neck, lower back, pelvis and hips. However, there is good news. The right exercises, combined with postural modifications go a long way in increasing comfort. Correct planning during pregnancy helps with injury prevention and recovery after childbirth. Prenatal care includes preventi...



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