Tag Archives: pregnancy
Exercise to relieve hand & wrist pain during & after pregnancy
Fri,Jan 27, 2017 at 02:23PM by Carla Mullins
Relieve hand and wrist pain during and after pregnancy with ‘The Rolling Sailor’ using the pilates ball This is one of the simple exercises that we give clients to do at home during their pregnancy and post-baby. Many women complain of hand and wrist pain during pregnancy. Our lovely client asked me to record the exercise…..
Pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy
Fri,Jun 10, 2016 at 12:06PM by Body Organics
During pregnancy, the body goes through many weird, wonderful and sometimes uncomfortable changes. In particular, a hormone called relaxin is released to prepare the body for childbirth. Relaxin softens the ligaments in the pelvis and other joints, in order to help the baby pass through the pelvic area during birth. Although relaxin exists for good reason, it can cause…..
Rectus diastasis – separation of the tummy muscles
Fri,Feb 06, 2015 at 03:37PM by Body Organics
What is rectus diastasis? Rectus diastasis (also known as diastasis recti) is the separation of the connective tissue (fascia) that joins the left and right sides of the abdominal muscles together. This occurs most commonly in pre or post partum women. The hormonal changes during pregnancy coupled with the increased load on the abdominal muscles…..
What are the benefits of doing pregnancy pilates?
Thu,Feb 05, 2015 at 03:35PM by Body Organics
Changes during pregnancy There are myriad changes that occur to the body and progress right throughout pregnancy. Many of these changes will affect the activities that a person is able to perform, as well as the exercises that they feel safe and comfortable doing. It is, however, important for women to maintain their health, strength…..