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Bringing new life into the world is joyful, but you have to face a lot of challenges, especially when it comes to your body. Some pregnancy side-effects will stick around after the baby is born. Doing some in-home physiotherapy exercises and massage therapy can help you cope with postnatal changes in your body. To help you look after your body and strengthen your muscles after childbirth, here are some in-home physiotherapy exercises you can try out. Pelvic Tilts Pregnancy can make your pelvic floor weak. Therefore, it is important to do exercises that strengthen your pelvic floor. 1) Lie on your back, knee

The standard 9-5 job can force you to sit in a static position for long periods of time. Although you are allowed to take several breaks throughout the day, those breaks won’t be enough over the long-term. Your arms, neck, shoulders, back, and hips will be stressed and in need of flexibility. Do these stretching exercises on your break if space and privacy allows. Shoulder Shrugs Sit with back straight in your chair. Take a deep breath and move your shoulders up towards your earlobes while inhaling. Hold for ten seconds or more without stressing yourself and exhale. While exhaling, release your

Did you know that your foot contains 26 bones, 33 joints, 107 ligaments, and 19 muscles? And yet, the feet are the least pampered part of the body. Pampering your feet with physical therapy such as foot reflexology might be just what these hard workers need. Reflexology involves applying pressure to the feet in specific places to elicit a physical change in the body. Having a reflexology session can offer a surprising number of benefits. 1) Relaxation Foot massage or reflexology provides instant energy by releasing any blockages that hold back the energy and relieving symptoms from stress and fatigue. Using warm

Getting your first massage can make you feel very self-conscious. That's understandable, but massage therapists have already seen every body type and shape there is out there and their whole focus is to ensure that your first massage is comfortable, relaxing, and enjoyable. Here is what you should know before your very first massage. Hydrate Yourself Massage stimulates blood circulation in the body. Massage helps to remove toxins out of the body produced by the muscle tissues. During the whole process of washing out the toxic materials, the body needs a lot of water in return. Your massage therapist uses their massage techniques