Tag Archives: physical therapy and pregnancy

The Do’s and Don’ts of Low Back Pain During Pregnancy

By Effie Koustas, MPT

Back pain can be debilitating and annoying for anyone yet happens to ~80% of us. Unfortunately, that doesn’t exclude pregnancy! Roughly 50% of all pregnant women will experience this at some point during their pregnancy. As … Read more »

What is Diastasis Rectus Abdominis and What Can You Do about It?

There are so many things to think about when you are pregnant. Am I eating healthy? Did I take my prenatal vitamins? Is it safe to continue cardiovascular exercise? One area that often gets overlooked is the abdominal muscles. Specifically, … Read more »

Groin Pain and Pregnancy…What To Do…

You have had an uneventful pregnancy and are getting excited as your due date nears. Surprisingly, at about 36 weeks, you start experiencing this pain in your inner thigh. It doesn’t keep you from moving initially, but as the days … Read more »