Pregnancy And Postpartum Pain
What is Pregnancy And Postpartum Pain?
Pregnancy and postpartum is HARD. Changes in load, fluctuations in hormone levels, and the
birthing experience itself can cause various problems. Pregnancy can cause issues such as
incontinence , diastasis recti, blocked milk ducts, and pain in various different places in the
How Can Physical Therapy Help With Pregnancy and Postpartum Pain?
At Agile, we have pregnancy and postpartum specialists that can evaluate your impairments
and create a plan to get you active! Not only do we have trained therapists, but many of our
staff are parents that know what you’re going through. Being pregnant and being a parent is
hard work, and we get it. In our assessment, we’ll ask you questions about your daily life, your
goals, and what’s important to you. In addition, they will look at how you move , your strength ,
your range of motion , and numerous other factors to formulate a shared plan of care.
Physical Therapy Can Help With C-section Scar Pain, Episiotomies, and
You might have a painful c-section scar or an episiotomy scar and our skilled therapists use
myofascial release and scar tissue massage to reduce their tightness and pain. We use
evidence-based medicine to diagnose and treat conditions like diastasis recti , which may
cause your lower abdomen to “pooch.” We have the exact right set of exercises to treat this
condition, even before your delivery! Make an appointment with our trained physical
You CAN get relief in pregnancy and postpartum, and we can help. Google gives
generic exercises, but our therapists give you an individualized exercise program. It
will keep you engaged and motivated because it’s tailored to your lifestyle.
What Makes Agile Different In Treating Pain From Pregnancy and Postpartum
At Agile, we take a multifactorial approach to pain management. Shared decision making and
evidence-based medicine are the pillars of our treatments. We get you active as soon as
possible within the limitations of your injury. There are exercises you can do TODAY to help
decrease your current pain. Make an appointment with an Agile physical therapist today!