pregnancy

Is My C-Section Scar Healing Well?

2020-04-07T12:15:15-04:00February 25th, 2020|Categories: Pelvic Floor Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Considerations After a C-Section & When to Get Help! The c-section scar is a specific type of scar that is very familiar to many American moms (statistically about 30%), yet it doesn’t get a lot of attention. Our c-section scars will continue to tighten and change over time, regardless of how old they are, and tight scars can create a whole host of problems. Some women with c-section scars can go for years without having any problems but will notice [...]

The Pelvic Floor & Hypermobility

2020-04-07T12:15:43-04:00February 20th, 2020|Categories: Pelvic Floor Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We all know of people in our lives who are “double jointed”. It’s a fun party trick for school aged kids, being able to bend arms and fingers in an unnatural way. But as we age, hypermobility, which is excessive movement in the joints, isn't so fun and can cause pain and dysfunction especially in the spine, hips, and pelvic floor. Hypermobility Hypermobility is often a genetic issue within the collagen of the connective tissue, otherwise known as fascia. The [...]

Postpartum 101 – Part 1

2020-04-07T12:17:22-04:00July 25th, 2019|Categories: Pelvic Floor Articles, Women's Health Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A series for all moms! This is the first of a series about postpartum recovery, some issues that may arise from pregnancy or childbirth, and a handbook to knowing what is normal and when to seek help. Okay, ladies, let’s go back to school! Motherhood is a wild and crazy adventure, and the very beginning of the adventure is definitely the most confusing. The market is flooded with information on what happens to the baby immediately postpartum, but very little [...]

Oh Baby! Common Pregnancy Conditions and What Physical Therapists Can Do To Help

2023-12-20T06:37:19-05:00June 10th, 2018|Categories: Pelvic Floor Articles, Physical Therapy Articles, Women's Health Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dr. Anisha Drake, PT, DPT, WCS Many of the structures in the body change during pregnancy. As the ligaments stretch, the rectus abdominis muscles split, the organs get moved around, and the brain is finding new and efficient ways to move the body. In the past, much of the complaints pregnant women had during pregnancy were given a sympathetic nod and a promise it would get better. However, new research shows that this is not always the case. Although discomfort [...]

Victoria Yeisley Writes Guest Post on Oh Baby!

2020-04-07T12:27:31-04:00September 29th, 2013|Categories: Women's Health Articles, Practice News Articles|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

One on One Physical Therapy would like to announce that Victoria Yeisley has written a guest post on Oh Baby! Fitness Blog. The post is titled "Guest Post: Pregnancy Pain? Are you sure that’s not normal…. So there I was two weeks ago at a baby shower.  My friend Nicole was sitting in a big comfy chair, surrounded by beautifully wrapped presents, and getting ready to open the generous gifts before her.  Just as she was about to begin, one [...]

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