Postpartum abdominal muscle strengthening

Physical Therapist Deena Goodman, PT, shares advices for new moms on the best methods for strengthening your abdominal muscles after giving birth
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Postpartum abdominal muscle strengthening

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Abdominal muscle strengthening is so important postpartum, because are back and are spine needs support so that we don't have pain when we're carrying our children, when we're lifting things and when we're doing things that we do in our everyday life and for returning to our normal exercise routine. So it's crucial that our abdominal muscles are returned to their normal state pre-pregnancy.

Physical Therapist Deena Goodman, PT, shares advices for new moms on the best methods for strengthening your abdominal muscles after giving birth

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Deena Goodman, PT

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Deena Poll Goodman, PT, WCS, BCIA-PMDB is the Founder and Director of Goodman Physical Therapy, Inc in West Los Angeles, CA. She is a licensed Physical Therapist with over 22 years of experience specializing in urogynecology, obstetrics, orthopedics, and pelvic health and wellness.  Goodman is one of the first in the nation to have received Board Certification as a Women's Health Clinical Specialist by the American Physical Therapy Association. She treats men and women in her private practice for pelvic and sexual pain issues, and has a passion for helping prenatal and postpartum women get their bodies back in shape. She is internationally recognized for her work in pelvic floor rehabilitation, and developed and implemented many programs during the 12 years she was on staff at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center including mom and baby exercise classes. 

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