Prenatal Physiotherapy

Ideal for every pregnant person preparing for a vaginal or caesarean birth. Whether you’re 13 weeks or 36 weeks pregnant, it's never too early or too late to benefit from prenatal physiotherapy. You deserve to have a comfortable, active and confident pregnancy!

Find out:

 

  • How YOUR core is working and how to use it optimally during pregnancy to create the best support for your body and growing baby.

  • How to prevent, manage, reduce and treat common pregnancy issues including low back/pelvic girdle/tailbone pain, pubic symphysis dysfunction, urinary/fecal incontinence, prolapse, constipation, urinary frequency and urinary urgency.

  • If you have a diastasis (ab separation)

  • How to help minimize vaginal tearing during birth.

  • Exercises and techniques to help turn a breech baby.

  • How to gain confidence, reduce fear and learn to trust your body through childbirth.

  • Acupressure points for relaxation during labour.

  • Pain management strategies and optimal positions for labour.

  • Efficient pushing techniques that decrease stress on your pelvic floor muscles.

  • How to effectively restore your core after childbirth.

* Partners are welcome at sessions to learn how they can help support you with coping strategies for labour.

Your individualized treatment may include any of the following:

  • Internal pelvic floor manual therapy to decrease tension and increase strength/support for your pelvic and entire body.

  • Guidance and individualized support with exercise you enjoy during pregnancy.

  • External manual therapy.

  • Myofascial cupping.

  • Craniosacral therapy.

  • Kinesiotape.

  • A home exercise program tailored to your goals which may involve specific core exercises, yoga and Pilates based therapeutic exercises.

All physiotherapy consultations are one-on-one with your registered physiotherapist in a private treatment room.

* Anita is happy to collaborate with other health, birth and fitness professionals you may be working with. If you don't currently have a support team, she can recommend other professionals that can help you reach your pregnancy and health goals.

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Peterborough, ON K9J 7C7

(T) 705-243-4923

(F) 705-482-0604

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Bump, Birth & Beyond

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