Pelvic Floor Strengthening during pregnancy and post-partum periods.
Are you pregnant or do you have children? Pelvic floor musculature is the foundation of core strengthening. It is important in labor and delivery and controls bladder and bowel function before, during, and after pregnancy. Whether or not you have pelvic floor dysfunction, come learn what you never knew about the pelvic floor! We’ll go over some common misconceptions, how to do a kegel, and diastasis recti (abdominal separation).
Danielle Duley graduated from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse with a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology and earned a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Emory University in 2012. She currently works at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) in the outpatient department. Danielle specializes in Women’s health rehabilitation including bladder and bowel dysfunction, pelvic pain, pelvic floor and SI joint dysfunction in the pregnant and post-partum populations. She is working toward her certificate of Women’s Health specialty (WCS) through the American Physical Therapy Association.