When you're pregnant, your body changes to accommodate the fetus and prepare for delivery. These changes might be accompanied by some discomfort. In most cases physical therapy treatment can help significantly reduce your pain and also give guidelines in how to safely exercise to be in the best shape possible during your pregnancy. In addition, physical therapy can help your transition back into an exercise program after delivery, and give body mechanics training for childcare to reduce risk of developing low back pain. Women who undergo Cesarean sections have unique problems that can also be addressed with therapy.
Everybody Physical Therapy can assist you with any of these issues at both our Portland and Vancouver locations.
For additional information on specific pregnancy pain issues and exercises tips click on the "Pain Related to Pregnancy" link on the right hand side of this page.