Guideline #5 for Return to Fitness & Running Postpartum Part 2: Hip Adductors/Groin/Inner Thighs: Hip function is super important for core and pelvic floor function. We talked about the 6 hip rotators in Part 1 and today we address the Adductors (your inner thigh muscles) in Part 2. Did you know that the Adductors attach to the 2nd layer of your pelvic floor⁉️That means your inner thigh muscles are part of your Core! ️So check them out- Here’s a test for you: ...
Posted on 2018-12-03
Our certified ART therapist Gigi is performing this Active Release Technique on a patient with pelvic organ prolapse, hip and low back pain. She’s helping to release her hip rotators (see our previous posts on why this is important in the management of hip and back pain as well as pelvic floor issues such as peeing in your pants when you run/jump/cough/sneeze). She had immediate relief and reported that she “didn’t feel crooked anymore”. Then we followed up our treatmen...
Posted on 2018-11-29
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Posted on 2018-11-28
Guideline #4 for Return to Exercise & Running After Giving Birth: Strength Train Before High Impact Cardio
One of the biggest mistakes women make after delivering their baby 👶is go back to running or other high impact activities TOO SOON- before their pelvic floor and core are really healed. High impact includes sprinting/jog/run, jumping rope, or HIIT and mommy boot camp classes where they have you sprinting and jumping. ❇️There is so much pressure to “Get your body back” after 👶 especially on SM with all the celebrities with flat abs the day after giving birth. ❇️Women a...
Posted on 2018-11-27
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Posted on 2018-11-25