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Is Postpartum Responsible For My Digestive Issues?

Is Postpartum Responsible For My Digestive Issues?

Are you in the postpartum period and suffering from bloating, constipation, gas, or other digestive issues? Giving birth to a child is one of the biggest human marvels you can experience. It’s a miracle, really. However, waiting for the baby to arrive for nine months is nerve-racking for both parents. But for us women, whoContinue Reading »

Why Does My Hip Pain Still Linger After Pregnancy? 

Why Does My Hip Pain Still Linger After Pregnancy? 

Most pregnant women suffer pain of some kind during and after pregnancy – from aching legs and pelvic pain to sore ribs, crippling heartburn, ankle pain, and everything in between. Sometimes the cause is inflammation or hormonal changes. Other times it’s an underlying medical issue or pregnancy-related condition. More Blogs From Nancy Branberg How ToContinue Reading »

Is Pregnancy The Cause of My Knee Pain?

Is Pregnancy The Cause of My Knee Pain?

Are you expecting a baby and wondering why you have sore knees? You’re not alone.  While pregnancy is among the greatest joys you can experience as a woman, unfortunately, many physical changes accompany impending motherhood, from dreaded morning sickness to joint pains, heartburn, and many others. But considering all the extra weight we must lugContinue Reading »

How To Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor

How To Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor

Every woman should know how to strengthen her pelvic floor muscles. If we were taught how to do it at school, we could avoid many embarrassing problems that naturally start to occur after childbirth and from mid-life onwards when your pelvic floor muscles are weakened.  According to The Pelvic Floor Disorders Network: “A quarter ofContinue Reading »

Can Pelvic Organ Prolapse Cause Fatigue?

Can Pelvic Organ Prolapse Cause Fatigue?

Do you feel “bone-tired”? Like, you are tired, right down to your bones and more tired than you’ve ever felt before? It might seem like an odd connection, but there are several reasons why a pelvic organ prolapse might be causing you to feel that way.  Medical data reveals that more than one-third of womenContinue Reading »

Is The Fear of Covid-19 Stalling Your Path To Recovery?

Is The Fear of Covid-19 Stalling Your Path To Recovery?

Covid has changed the world as we know it. Going about your daily life is currently like exploring an alien world. Everything has turned upside down. But don’t let COVID-19 prevent you from seeking healthcare assistance and physical therapy. My physical therapy clinic operates with COVID compliant guidelines, and my aim is always to keepContinue Reading »

How Common Is Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

How Common Is Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

Have you been diagnosed with a pelvic organ prolapse? If you have, don’t worry. You’re not a freak of nature. It might seem like a strange phenomenon that you didn’t even know existed until you got your diagnosis, but it’s incredibly common. Sadly, it’s just not talked about enough, so women feel alone. In women,Continue Reading »

Is It Normal To Have Abdominal Pain After Pregnancy?

Is It Normal To Have Abdominal Pain After Pregnancy?

Is it common to suffer abdominal pain (and stomach pain) after pregnancy?  There are lots going on inside your amazing body after birthing new life into the world and delivering a baby. You have grown a full-term human inside your abdomen, after all. But, as women, we often don’t give ourselves enough credit for theContinue Reading »

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