Whether you’re planning on getting pregnant, in the middle of your pregnancy, or recently delivered, there are a number of reasons why you may want to see a physical therapist. Many women may encounter problems that are often preventable or treatable through physical therapy. At Individual Physical Therapy in Gillette, New Jersey, Dr. Neiswinter will take time to evaluate you and guide you toward an enjoyable pre-natal & post-natal experience. Call the office or make an appointment online to learn more about pre- and post-natal care.
Everyone is different when it comes to symptoms whether in pre-natal or post-natal stages. Symptoms can be related to postural and hormonal changes especially in the later months of pregnancy. Common symptoms include the following: low back pain, pelvic pain, joint pain, extreme fatigue, varicose veins, swelling of hands or legs, sciatica, carpal tunnel syndrome, and other manifestations of pain. Daily activities and sleep may be affected by any of these symptoms.
Pre-natal and post-natal symptoms include many musculoskeletal issues. At Individual Physical Therapy in Gillette, New Jersey, many of these issues can be addressed with postural changes, gentle hands-on stretching, massage, and strengthening exercises. Others may require some manual techniques and more specified education to help resolve the problem.