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Physical Therapy Following a Cesarean Improves Recovery

By Dr. Brooke Meinema, DPT, FAFS There are 1.2 million cesarean sections performed annually in the US accounting for 32.1% of all deliveries. Most women recovering from a cesarean section are counseled on general recommendations, including not lifting anything heavier than…

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Labor & Delivery Positions, Child Birth, Pelvic Floor Health, Women's Pelvic Health, Pregnancy, Physical Therapist Near Me, Physical Therapy, Pt, I'move, Michigan

Labor & Delivery Positions

By Dr. Brooke Meinema, DPT, FAFS When many people envision labor and delivery, they think about someone lying on their back since this is often what is depicted in TV shows and movies. Is this the best position, though? Lying…

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Returning To Sport After Delivery, Child Birth, Female Athlete, Fitness, Women's Fitness, Pelvic Floor Health, Postpartum, Pregnancy, Women's Health, Physical Therapist Near Me, Physical Therapy, Pt, I'move, Imove, Michigan

Returning to Sport After Delivery

By Dr. Brooke Meinema, DPT, FAFS It can be difficult to know when and how to return to activity and sport after having a baby. From the dramatic changes our bodies experience during pregnancy, the delivery itself, and the changes…

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Cesarean Awareness Month, April, C-section, Cesarean Section, Child Birth, Pelvic Floor Health, Postpartum, Pregnancy, Women's Health, Women's Pelvic Health, Physical Therapist Near Me, Physical Therapy, Pt, I'move, Imove, Michigan

April is Cesarean Awareness Month

By Dr. Brooke Meinema, DPT, FAFS Having a cesarean section can be a daunting experience. After having my c-section, I was terrified and not exactly sure where to start. For any new mom going through their first c-section or planning…

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Cesarean Section Awareness Month, Cesarean Section, C-section, Misconceptions Of C-sections, Pelvic Floor Health, Women's Pelvic Health, Pregnancy, Postpartum, Women's Health, Physical Therapist Near Me, Physical Therapy, Pt, I'move, Imove, Michigan

Happy Cesarean Section Awareness Month!

By Dr. Brooke Meinema, DPT, FAFS Whether it was a planned C-section or emergency after a difficult labor, it is still major abdominal surgery and requires time and patience for healing. As of 2019, 31.7% of all deliveries were via…

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