I was having a conversation with a friend the other day, and we were having a great time catching up on kids/jobs/husbands/health. In the conversation, she mentioned her doctor had told her she had "secondary infertility." She had 2 beautiful children already, which she mentioned were conceived "by just looking at each other," so she assumed trying for a third child would be similar. After 9 months of trying, she consulted her OB. After a few tests were run, she was ...
Posted on 2017-12-04
You've just had a baby. In between feedings, diaper changes and feeling utterly exhausted, there doesn't seem to be much time to worry about your body. You know that things aren't quite where they used to be, but that's normal, right?As a physical therapist specializing in the time before, during and after pregnancy, I have seen so many aliments after a woman has given birth. Often, the pain is not what you would expect. I have helped women 2 weeks post partum to 35 years p...
Posted on 2017-01-12
Physical Therapists can do that?This has become a common conversation lately.A friend says, "My neck hurts. Do you think I should see my Chiropractor or Doctor for this?" While this is a reasonable question, I am always surprised because the majority of the time, my friend knows that I am a Physical Therapist. I respond with something such as, "Why don't you let me look at your neck. I am a Physical Therapist, you know.""I didn't know a Physical Therapi...
Posted on 2017-01-05
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