Looking for a little #mondaymotivation? Pelvic floor exercises (aka Kegels) during pregnancy help increase the likelihood of a vaginal delivery! (Read the study here: www.karger.com/Article/FullText/488351). Of course, you have to do them correctly to get the benefit. To perform a pelvic floor contraction the right way, you will close the muscles around the vagina and feel a slight lift. If you’re having trouble feeling the lift try some visualization: a) scooping a pearl up and in b) drawing air in through a straw c) sensation of holding back gas Make sure you relax between contractions. This is just as important as the contraction itself. Build your way up to 3 sets of 10-12 repetitions. What are you waiting for?? Time to get Kegel-ing! 💪🏻💪🏽💪🏿 ... See MoreSee Less
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From prenatal to postpartum our “Healthy Moms” pregnancy and postpartum class has got you covered. Only $25 to register and you’ll get the benefit of speaking with an expert in all things pelvic health - Dr. Jenny Hunt. The hour long classes are virtual and limited in size, so you’ll be able to ask all your questions and feel prepared for whatever comes your way during delivery and after. The next class is just two weeks away at 7pm on February 2nd! Call us to register and grab your spot. ... See MoreSee Less
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Check out our IG post today for some helpful stretches for breastfeeding moms (and anyone else with tight muscles in their upper - thoracic - back). Not following us on Instagram? Check out our profile: @PTforpelvichealth. Here’s some bonus footage of my dog “helping” 😅 ... See MoreSee Less
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Last but not least! Let’s introduce you to our fearless leader, Dr. Jenny Hunt!Jenny was born in Georgia but raised in Mississippi, and most of her activities from childhood into early adulthood involved music. She studied piano for 15 years, played saxophone in the school band, and taught herself guitar. She considered majoring in music before deciding to focus her studies in the sciences at Rhodes College. She met her husband her senior year there, and they have been married over 27 years and have 3 children (one in graduate school for cello music performance, one in college studying early childhood education, and one is a junior in high school). Along with her passion for practicing and teaching physical therapy, Jenny loves to travel (when possible) and spend time with family and close friends. ... See MoreSee Less
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