The world is your oyster…
Hello! Welcome to The Pliable Pelvis! I’m glad you’re here. If you’re a postpartum woman struggling with pain, energy depletion, and cycles of burnout and you’re trying to find answers or ideas, then dive in. Postpartum recovery is a process. Being a mother is ever-evolving. And the pelvis and the mind are two of the most adaptable areas of the body. Enjoy reading. When it comes to healing, the world is your oyster.
“If pain is a puzzle, we should not throw away pieces of the jigsaw just because we are obsessed with a preconceived single solution.” –Patrick Wall, Neuroscientist
Oh yes. There’s a whole world waaaaay beyond a woman’s pelvic floor muscles, glutes, and abs. As women, we are much more than the muscles within our body. As a Pilates-based pelvic floor PT, this is a bold statement. And people who know me know that I LOVE (love love love) how amazing our physicalContinue reading “Sustaining Mom Beyond the Pelvic Floor Muscles, Glutes, and Abs”
THAT, my friends, is my favorite client quote of the week… I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again, women are intuitive and know their bodies…especially you postpartum moms who are in your early weeks/months and your primal instincts are at their prime. A little backstory: the particular client who nailed this quote isContinue reading ““Gravity holds a different story””
Greetings readers! ‘Tis the season to revive and thrive as we spring into a new season. Join Tara Morrison with Inner Rhythm Wellness and myself with Pliability Health Coaching for a half day seasonal renewal retreat for mothers to connect, shift, lighten, and revitalize. This 4-hour seasonally inspired retreat for mothers is designed to supportContinue reading “Spring Revival: Upcoming Mom’s Retreat”
My postpartum clients always inspire me. They are hardworking, compassionate, intelligent, and intuitive women. They want to do the best they can in their role as a mother, but also desperately crave those treasured moments alone so they can simply be themselves or squeeze in a quick moment of exercise, rest, or companionship with aContinue reading “Life doesn’t have to suck.”
In both my clinical practice as a Pilates-based pelvic health PT and my virtual health coaching practice as an integrative women’s health coach, the number one reason why women seek my services is to return to exercise postpartum…safely…and sustainably…without any nasty side effects. That’s not too much to ask for, right?! I completely commiserate withContinue reading “Sustaining Mom and Helping Her Return to Exercise”
Why we need more than just “core and pelvic floor” strength to return to postpartum exercise safely…
If you’re postpartum, chances are you (hopefully) have been exposed to the idea that your core and pelvic floor muscles are important in your postpartum recovery. And seeking guidance from a pelvic floor physical therapist is crucial in getting individualized assessments and treatments in order to get you back to your desired exercise activity asContinue reading “Why we need more than just “core and pelvic floor” strength to return to postpartum exercise safely…”
The 4th trimester is a special time in a woman’s life, only…there’s no definitive length of time that the 4th trimester spans…it’s forever! And a lot goes in the 4th trimester: fluctuations in energy levels, mood, physical & emotional pain, hormone irregularities (um, ever wondered by prenatal & postpartum women grow bangs all of aContinue reading “Once Postpartum, Always Postpartum”
The phrase ‘self care’ seems to be all the rage these days. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing…in fact…it’s a great thing to be talking and hearing about! But are we actually doing it? Do we know what it is? And what does this notion of ‘self care’ look like and feel like to eachContinue reading “Self Care – Today’s Buzzword”
“My doctor said my back pain is normal and that all postpartum woman have pain. I was told it was no big deal, and that it’ll go away on its own. Only it hasn’t. And now it’s getting worse. I am so frustrated that I can’t exercise or even take care of my kids…” “IContinue reading “Postpartum Nourishment and Hormone Rebalance”
Remember that frustrated feeling you had when you felt like your voice was stifled even though you knew something wasn’t right…? Newsflash: women can be their own healthcare leaders. Women can be trusted to take their health into their own hands, especially when provided with scientifically-backed and evidenced-based options and tools for tapping into their ownContinue reading “Health Coaching – the postpartum support you never new existed”
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