Postnatal rehab and the Mummy MOT!๐Ÿ˜Š

I often get asked exactly what is a Mummy MOT so I made a little video clip which is on facebook and instagram!It is a thorough postnatal assessment including taking a full history of your pregnancies and deliveries and any other injuries you may have had. Then an assessment of your abdominal muscles and pelvic floor muscles, posture and breathing is carried out. You will then be given a personalised exercise programme to help meet your exercise and functional goals.If you would like to book you Mummy MOT or if you would like any more information please do get in touch.Leila.holmes@physioadvantage.co.uk

Running after having a baby๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ

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Running after having a baby!๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿคฑ This is a pic of @alysiamontano who is a world class runner and Mom of 2๐Ÿ˜Š. She's acknowledged that returning to running after having her babies has required paced rehabilitation and that her postnatal body has needed time to heal๐Ÿ™Œ It's really important to recognise that your fitness level doesn't necessarily equate to your readiness -your body and every body needs time to heal and recover after having a baby ๐Ÿ˜Š. Your MummyMOT will assess your abdominal and pelvic floor muscle function,your posture and breathing and will grade you back to your exercise level safely and effectively ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™Œ. I've included some video clips of some examples of more end stage post natal rehab back to running taken in clinic๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘ Some lunging heel raises and some single leg sit-to-stands all with good pelvis and hip control ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ‘Œ. All videos shared with consent. There are fab Return to Running Postnatal Guidelines by some great physios @emmabrockwell @grainnedonnelly and @tomgroom ๐Ÿ˜Š. For more information on antenatal and postnatal physiotherapy at Physioadvantage please do contact me or visit: www.physioadvantage.co.uk #antenatalphysio #runninginpregnancy #returntorunning #postnatalrunning #postnatalrehab #mummy_mot #physioadvantage

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Elite runner Alysia raising awareness of the need for safe and effective graded rehabilitation after having a baby.Your MummyMOT is a great way to start your rehab journey. ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘ŒGetting your muscles and joints properly assessed after having a baby and then having a personalised exercise programme to suit your goals.๐Ÿ™ŒI’ve included some video clip examples of postnatal returning to running rehab in clinic๐Ÿ˜Š.Please do contact me for more information ๐Ÿ˜Š .

Great first day back in clinic after holiday!๐Ÿ˜Š

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Great first day back in clinic after holiday!๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™Œ A bit of everything today; sports injury rehab,pregnancy massage,pelvic girdle pain, postnatal rehab and the Mummy MOT!๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘ I'm demonstrating a few functional squat exercises and lunging exercises with control here for one of my postnatal clients ๐Ÿ˜Š. Client's goal is to return to running and weight training postnatally and to address her right-side lower back pain. We're grading her exercise programme nicely to help her reach her goals ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‹๏ธโ€โ™€๏ธwhilst also mobilising any areas of stiffness around her lower back and pelvis ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘Œ #sportsphysio #sportsrehab #pregnancymassage #pgp #pelvicpartnership #postnatalrehab #postnatalexercise #individualgoals #physioadvantage #themummymot

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Great first day back in clinic yesterday! ๐Ÿ™Œ

A bit of everything; sports rehab, pregnancy massage,pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy,postnatal rehab back to running and the MummyMOT!

There’s a little video here of me demonstrating some functional squats with progressions for postnatal rehab. Client’s goal is to get back to running and weight training after having a baby and also to address her right sided lower back pain. We are progressing her exercise programme whilst addressing any areas of tightness and stiffness around the back,pelvis and hips with manual therapy๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ™Œ

Please do get in touch for more information on sports rehab/postnatal rehab/the Mummy MOT ๐Ÿ˜Š.

Have a great day!

Exercise in Pregnancy Workshop

If you’re pregnant and would like to know more about the changes going on in your body and how to adapt your exercise during pregnancy then please do join us for our ‘Exercise in Pregnancy Workshop’!

I will presenting alongside the lovely Mim from Female Fitness Coaching. The workshop will include information on the changes that occur to our muscles and joints during pregnancy. Things we need to consider when exercising during pregnancy such as positioning and certain muscle activation and we will be able to answer any questions you may have. We make it a very interactive session to address the needs of people who attend ๐Ÿ˜Š.

If you’d like to book a place or you would like more information then please do get in touch ๐Ÿ˜Š.

Thank you!

Leila x

Gift Vouchers at Physioadvantage

Gift Vouchers

Mummy MOT, pregnancy and postnatal massage gift vouchers are now available! The perfect Baby Shower or new baby gift! Treat your friend or loved one to some pampering time with a postnatal or pregnancy massage, or to that special time to check in with their postnatal body and get an individualised postnatal exercise programme with the Mummy MOT.

Please contact me to order one and I will send it out to you ๐Ÿ˜Š.