Body Mechanics in Pregnancy

May 23, 2018 - by Dr. Alyssa George - in Pregnancy, Women's Health

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During the course of pregnancy, postural changes occur because of hormonal changes affecting the ligaments which allows increased spinal movement in all directions. Coupled with increased breast and uterine weight in the front of the body, the center of gravity shifts forward and up. These postural changes can put increased strain on muscles and joints

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Exercise and Pregnancy

Exercise and Pregnancy

February 15, 2018 - by Motion - in Pregnancy, Women's Health

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By Motion Physical Therapist: Dr. Alyssa George, PT, DPT, OCS According to the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, participation in a wide range of recreational activities appears to be safe during pregnancy, but each sport should be reviewed for its potential risk. Activities with a high risk of falling or with a high risk

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Common Diagnoses Under the Chronic Pelvic Pain Umbrella

November 20, 2017 - by Motion - in Women's Health

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By Motion Physical Therapist: Dr. Alyssa George, PT, DPT, OCS Chronic pelvic pain (CPP) can arise from a variety of different systems which often makes it difficult to diagnose. The musculoskeletal, gynecological, urogenital, gastrointestinal, and neurological systems, or some combination of these are often the culprits. Additionally, pain in the pelvic region tends to be

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