Physical therapy may be recommended by a health care provider after pregnancy, and is not only for recovery from injury.
Physical therapy can relieve common discomforts such as sciatica and back pain by focusing on posture, proper joint alignment and flexibility. It can also help with repairing any damage to the pelvic floor after childbirth.
Physical therapists use specialized tools and/or exercise machines during office visits, but often also recommend incorporating home exercises to the treatment regimen.
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