Episode 96: Lori Forner - Physiotherapist, Women's Health Edition
In episode 96 of The Physical Performance Show Emily George sits down with Lori Forner - Physiotherapist for this exclusive Women's Health Edition. Lori is a physiotherapist with a passion for pelvic health. During this episode Lori unpacks in detail explaining pelvic health, abdominal separation, exercise during pregnancy, running during and after pregnancy and some of the common symptoms that many women suffer from that they may not need to. This is an episode not to be missed discussing everything pelvic health.
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Listen in as we delve into the following:
- How Lori got started in Physiotherapy
- Pelvic Floor Explained
- Connective Tissue
- Changes to the Pelvic Floor during pregnancy
- Pelvic Floor exercises during pregnancy
- Running throughout pregnancy
- Abdominal Separation
- How activities can affect abdominal separation
- Managing abdominal separation after birth
- Returning to exercise after baby
- Common symptoms
- Running guidelines after birth
- Tips for a speedy pelvic floor recovery
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'Try to find some physical activity and working with someone on how you can keep doing it.' Best Advice
'If you do the same thing, your body is not going to change.'
'Being comfortable with a different body shape than what you had before.'
'Give your body some time.'
'The main exercises to avoid are the ones that can cause harm to you and your baby.'
'In pregnancy it is keeping that body brain connected.'
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4:00 How Lori got started in Physiotherapy
7:30 Explaining Pelvic Floor
9:30 Connective Tissue
10:00 Changes to the Pelvic Floor during pregnancy
11:20 Pelvic Floor exercises during pregnancy
15:00 Running throughout pregnancy
21:20 Abdominal Separation
24:50 How activities can affect abdominal separation
29:30 Managing abdominal separation after birth
38:00 Returning to exercise
41:30 Common symptoms
44:30 Running guidelines after birth
50:00 Tips for a speedy pelvic floor recovery
58:00 Best advice
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