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Pregnancy rehabilitation at Griffin Hospital

Pregnancy & Postpartum Rehabilitation

The Pregnancy / Postpartum Rehabilitation Program at Griffin Hospital is designed to address physical pregnancy and postpartum issues.

The pregnancy program is for individuals with:

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Weakness
  • Pelvic floor issues (incontinence, pain)

The postpartum program is for individuals with:

  • Pain
  • Weakness
  • Pelvic floor issues (incontinence, pain)
  • Diastasis recti recovery
  • Clogged milk ducts (or clogged lactation sinuses)

A trained physical therapist will perform a comprehensive evaluation and develop and individualized treatment program for each patient and their diagnosis including:

  • Home program
  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Postural / positional training
  • Maternal support fitting
  • Relaxation
  • Breathing techniques
  • Manual therapy
  • Use of modalities such as ultrasound, thermotherapy or cryotherapy