Pelvic Pains of Pregnancy
Jun 24, 2021
If you're pregnant or postpartum, then you've more than likely experienced pelvic pain in some way, shape, or form.
And one of the messages we want to get out there is that YES it's common but it's NOT necessarily normal!
Dr. Sarah talks with Lauren from Core Connection physio about all things PRPGP. They cover lots of important topics including:
What are the common myths and misconceptions about PRPGP? Let's talk relaxin, "instability" and "separation".
They cover in detail what we know to contribute to PRPGP including pelvic floor and/or abdominal tension, poor coordination of muscles around pelvis and core (motor control), strategies to move that strain the muscles around the pelvis, and emotional distress and tension.
They talk about how a pelvic floor physio can help you with PRPGP and offer some helpful tips and tricks for PRPGP including:
- SI belt - do or don't?
- How symmetry can help --> check out (Cecile Rost - Rost Moves Mamas app)
- The importance of breaking down movements
- How changing your breathing strategy can help!
Interested in learning more about PRPGP have a listen to our podcast!