Physical therapy has been proven to be successful for many women due to the ability to remedy common discomforts that come with motherhood like back pain and pelvic floor concerns. Whether you’re experiencing low back pain, bladder leakage, abdominal separation or many other health concerns that come with motherhood, physical therapy can help you. It’s important to our team at AmeriCare Physical Therapy to educate women that physical therapy is not just a tactic for recovery, but also for prevention!
Physical Therapy for Pregnant Women
One of the common concerns among pregnant women is back pain, in fact 50-70% of women experience back pain during their pregnancy journeys. While back pain can be caused from a variety of things, our expert physical therapists here at AmeriCare Physical Therapy have noted common reasons of back pain:
Additionally, many women report physical pain while pregnant. Our physical therapists work directly with expecting mothers to develop a treatment plan that fits their lifestyle and pregnancy symptoms. Our comprehensive approach takes a look at common triggers of pain including:
Prenatal physical therapy can help treat back pain, sciatica, diastasis recti, pelvic floor issues and much, much more. If you’re relating to any of the above, it’s important to seek treatment to prevent a greater risk of injury.
Physical Therapy for Moms
Commonly, post-partum is referred to as the ‘fourth trimester’. It doesn’t matter is you had a vaginal birth or c-section, you’re likely experiencing some side effects after giving birth such as bladder leakage, vaginal heaviness or pressure, pelvic pain and more. The good new is, all of those can be alleviated with the help of physical therapy here at AmeriCare Physical Therapy.
While becoming a mother is an exciting life event, the physical toll it takes on the body can lead to long-lasting, sometimes permanent side-effects. Seeking physical therapy post partum can help women in numerous ways!
At AmeriCare Physical Therapy our experts at our locations in East Brunswick, Garwood, Mountainside, Piscataway and Warren New Jersey are dedicated to helping you find the best relief possible to make your pregnancy journey and motherhood as enjoyable as possible!