Orthopaedic issues related to pregnancy - M.A.P. Physiotherapy - Ottawa

Few things cause such rapid changes to a woman’s body than carrying and birthing a baby. Whether it be prenatal aches and pains, feeling all loosey-goosey postnatally, recovery from C-section, or continence issues years after having children, we can help you get back to feeling like yourself again.


As pregnancy progresses and your centre of gravity shifts, things such as back and pelvic pain often develop. This can be treated so that your pregnancy will be as positive an experience as possible.


After giving birth, your whole body including your internal organs has to reorganize itself and sometimes this process needs a helping hand. Don’t put up with feeling unstable and “out of shape”. We can help put Humpty back together again. Even many years after having children we can still help. In fact that shoulder pain you’re having now that your kids are leaving elementary school could be related to postnatal stability issues that were never addressed.

You’re Not Out of Shape, You’ve Just Had Babies

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Continence Issues

Many women experience stress incontinence (leaking urine when sneezing, coughing, or laughing) after giving birth. While many therapists look at the pelvic floor muscles, few look at the big picture of everything that is sitting on top of it. Our holistic approach can have you back in action before you know it.

Your Pelvis Needs More Than Just a Floor

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Orthopaedic issues related to pregnancy - M.A.P. Physiotherapy - Ottawa

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