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Cesarean Section

Schedule an appointment with our team of experienced pelvic therapists to create a custom plan of care for cesarean session recovery.

One in four women who give birth in the United States will have a Cesarean Section (c-section), however, of these surgeries; at least 50 percent will develop adhesions related to the scar. When a laboring mom has a c-section, there is already a flood of hormones. Heightened emotions, possible adrenal, cortisol, and other biochemical factors contribute to post-surgery scar formation. Physical therapy should be an important part of recovery for your c-section recovery.

How does physical therapy help a cesarean session?


Receiving physical therapy for a cesarean section has many benefits. Here are a few:

  • Restores joint and back function

  • Relieves pain

  • Improves posture and balance

  • Restores normal motion and movement

  • Conservative, non-invasive

  • No “side effects”

  • Most cost-effective form of complete musculoskeletal treatment

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