Physical Care, Down There
Ok mamas, I need your advice. Has anyone gone to see a pelvic physical therapist after giving birth?
After having four vaginal deliveries, my body is very much so in a state of dysfunction. My lower back aches constantly, my hips are sore, my core is not strong, and I can’t skip or jump (or do anything with any amount of force) without peeing a little. After reading this article: (click here) I’m beginning to realize that it is pretty normal for women to have these issues, and that it makes sense considering what my body has gone through over the child bearing years.
Recently, I’ve talked to a few other Moms who have mentioned that they went to see a pelvis physical therapist after giving birth and that it helped them immensely. I want to go, but I am too shy. I’m having a hard time putting my own insecurities aside and just doing what I know is going to be best for my health and for my body. Has anyone gone to see a pelvic floor therapist? Can you speak to the benefits of this therapy? Were you shy to go at first? Can you recommend any tips for overcoming your apprehensions?