Postnatal Core Restore Classes

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The Postnatal Core Restore series is designed to help restore your body postpartum and address common problems such as urinary incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and diastasis recti abdominus.  The classes integrate posture and breathing exercises,  spinal mobility exercise, pelvic health education, introductory hypopressives, and progressive core strengthening exercises. The class sizes are small to allow for individualized feedback.

Therapeutic Benefits

  • Help prevent or manage common postnatal complaints including low back or pelvic pain, abdominal and pelvic floor muscle weakness, Incontinence, Prolapse or Diastasic Recti Abdominus
  • Optimize your posture, breathing patterns and ability to regulate pressures
  • Release exercises
  • Connect to your core and learn progressive core strengthening exercises
  • Learn introductory Hypopressives

Fall classes

Date: Nov 11 – Dec 16, 2020, Wednesdays 12 – 1 pm
Cost: $240 per 6-week series

Winter classes

Date: Jan 13– Feb 17, 2020, Wednesdays 12 – 1 pm
Cost: $240 per 6-week series

*Extended health physiotherapy coverage may apply if a physiotherapy assessment is completed prior to the start of the classes
Classes will be instructed virtually via live stream.

 Instructor: Monate Praamsma, Orthopedic and Pelvic Health Physiotherapist

Postnatal Physiotherapy Assessment

A postnatal physiotherapy assessment (virtual or in-clinic) is required prior to starting the classes.

The Postnatal Physiotherapy Assessment includes screening for:

  • low back, thoracic or pelvic pain or pubic symphysis pain
  • abdominal weakness
  • prolapse
  • urinary incontinence
  • pelvic floor muscle hypertonicity and/or weakness
  • perineal scars and c-section scars
  • breathing assessment
  • cuing for optimal core muscle recruitment
  • posture and body mechanics

To schedule your postnatal physiotherapy assessment  please call 613-291-2956 or book a pelvic health assessment online.