Even though they have don’t have the...
Aches and pains while pregnant are common. But it doesn’t mean you have to passively live with the worst of it for your entire pregnancy.
The most frequent musculoskeletal complaints during...
Do you get-it-ON at the gym? Always giving your all at boot camps, aerobics classes, CrossFit, Orange Theory, and running + lifting circuits?
I am. (But I seriously don’t judge anyone who...
There are a lot of assumptions out there about pregnancy. Assumptions based on media, outdated medical knowledge, and what seems culturally appropriate. Let’s talk about it.
Lingering inflammation is taxing for the mind and body. It can cause pain and prevent the optimal function of nearly all components of the body. Chronic inflammation is even linked with symptoms of...
It can be difficult to find balance in your life. Especially when pregnant. It can be difficult to balance: physical, emotional, professional, and familial life.
In this blog, I’ll mostly...
As much as I admire and respect dance, it makes me self-conscious, leery, and uncomfortable.
Despite this, I recently summoned up some courage. I ordered a leotard and signed my 30-year-old self up...
You know the saying, "Everything is connected from head to toe"? Well... it's actually true. it’s certainly true with regard to the human body.
There are wonderful, beautiful nerds out there...
Science is limited by what research has been done. So, I always like to keep my patients informed on what research is on the horizon. Here are pelvic health topics that are being studied in 2021:
Being pregnant can bring up a complex range of emotions.
You may feel overwhelmed.
Mother, Doctor of Physical Therapy, and avid researcher/writer Monika loves empowering and collaborating with women to learn and grow.
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