Postnatal Physical Therapy

Postnatal Physical Therapy

Inside you'll find educational videos on diastasis recti and pelvic floor anatomy and function, pelvic floor & core physical therapy programs to begin to heal in the early weeks postpartum, returning to exercise postpartum, plus modifications and considerations for pelvic organ prolapse, symphysis pubis dysfunction, SI joint pain, sciatica, & pelvic floor dysfunctions.

DISCLAIMER:
Please consult with your physician or health care provider before beginning any exercise program. The LUNA Method is not a licensed medical care provider and therefor the information provided is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. If you have ANY concerns postpartum, please contact your health care provider right away. NEVER use information you find on this platform as a replacement for medical care. We always recommend seeing a pelvic floor physical therapist for a full assessment both during pregnancy and postpartum.

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Postnatal Physical Therapy
  • Diastasis Recti - What Is It & How To Do A Self Test

  • Returning To Exercise Postpartum

  • The Early Weeks Core Connection | Weeks 1-2

    Women's Health Physical Therapist Alicia Willoughby discusses how to begin reconnecting with your pelvic floor and core in those early days postpartum, ways to aide the healing process, and how to begin moving safer through your daily movements to best support your postpartum body and healing jou...

  • The Early Weeks Core Connection | Weeks 3-4

    Women's Health Physical Therapist Alicia Willoughby discusses how to begin reconnecting with your pelvic floor and core in those early days postpartum, ways to aide the healing process, and how to begin moving safer through your daily movements to best support your postpartum body and healing jou...

  • The Early Weeks Core Connection | Weeks 5-6

    Women's Health Physical Therapist Alicia Willoughby discusses how to begin reconnecting with your pelvic floor and core in those early weeks postpartum, how to move safer through your daily movements to best support your postpartum body and healing journey, and introduces you to some rehabilitati...

  • Exercise Modifications For Pelvic Pain / Prolapse / Pelvic Floor Injury

  • Exercises For Pre & Postnatal Pelvic Pain

    These exercises and stretches can help to rebalance the pelvis, build stability, and relieve symptoms of symphysis pubis dysfunction, SI joint pain, sciatica, and pelvic instability.

    RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT:
    *Mat
    *Your beautiful body

    DISCLAIMER:
    Please consult with your physician or health care ...

  • Pelvic Pain Circuit (All levels)

    This circuit is designed to help rebalance the pelvis, build stability, and prevent + relieve symptoms of symphysis pubis dysfunction, SI joint pain, sciatica, and pelvic instability.

    RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT:
    *Mat
    *Yoga block or firm pillow
    *Resistance band loop

    DISCLAIMER:
    Please consult with yo...

  • Pelvic Floor Lengthening Sequence 1

    The pelvic floor needs to be able to lengthen and contract to function optimally, and a weak pelvic floor is not always the cause of pelvic floor dysfunction. Having a too-tight pelvic floor can also often be the cause and kegels can make it worse! This lengthening circuit can help release overac...

  • Pelvic Floor Strengthening Sequence

    The pelvic floor needs to be able to lengthen and contract to function optimally. This strengthening circuit helps strengthen & balance muscles of the pelvic floor and aid in restoring function.
    *If you are in the last few weeks of your pregnancy, we recommend spending some time lengthening the p...

  • Stretches For C-Section Scar Pain & Mobility

    After having c-section, the tissue surrounding the scar can feel tight, or even painful. Sometimes people develop "protective posture" after having a c-section as a way to create more laxity around their scar which can worsen symptoms. Whether you're experiencing pain or discomfort around your s...

  • Understanding Pelvic Organ Prolapse

    Join Sarah for this educational video that discusses the different types and grades of pelvic organ prolapse, common symptoms, assessing POP, and when to seek help of a physical therapist. Sarah also provides you with some rehabilitative exercises to help you connect to your pelvic floor that tak...

  • Pelvic Floor Lengthening Sequence 2

    The pelvic floor needs to be able to lengthen and contract to function optimally, and a weak pelvic floor is not always the cause of pelvic floor dysfunction. Having a too-tight pelvic floor can also often be the cause and kegels can make it worse! This lengthening circuit can help release overac...

  • POP and Pelvic Pain Circuit

    This circuit targets symptoms of pelvic pain as well as pelvic organ prolapse utilizing rehabilitative exercises to help you connect to your pelvic floor that take gravity out of the equation and can be helpful in lessening symptoms.

    RECOMMENDED EQUIPMENT:
    *Mat
    *Yoga block
    *Pilates ball or fi...

  • Pelvic Ligament Pain Relief

    Pelvic ligament pain can be quite common during pregnancy, and may even stick around postpartum. It can cause sharp, sudden pain with movement, or feel more like a constant ache, or even both! Join Sarah as she explains the two most common types of pelvic ligament pain and walks you through a ser...