MOMS… GET YOUR GROOVE BACK!
Heather Jeffcoat, DPT
Take the Load Off Your Back: A Women’s Body Mechanics Workshop
As busy moms we don’t pay attention to our own aches and pains, but we’ve only got one body, so let’s take care of it! Learn body mechanics as it relates to childcare and learn exercises that will start you on the path to getting your body back! Tips will be given to avoid back, hip, shoulder and neck pain including a demo on how to put your child in their car seat without breaking your back. Handouts will be provided. Class fee is $350 for approx 1.5 hours (rate is divided amongst participants and is not a per person rate).
All classes are scheduled privately for you and your friends in your home. Please visit the contact page to get started on hosting your own Restorative Class.
RESTORE YOUR INNER CORE CLASSES
- Do you leak urine when you cough or sneeze?
- Are you experiencing incontinence?
- Mild prolapse?
- Post Partum Weakness?
It may be time to restore your inner core! Join us for a small group education & exercise series led by licensed physical therapist Laureen McVicker
Recommended for the following diagnoses:
- Incontinence-urinary: stress, urge, mixed
- Fecal incontinence
- Prolapse (cystocele, rectocele, urethrocele)
- Post Partum Weakness
Good for orthopedic issues, too!:
- Lower Back Pain & Hip Pain
Classes offered in four consecutive evening sessions:
- Four class series costs $200
- Cost includes mini-ball & resistance band for you to keep
- Class size limited to 3 participants per series
Give us a call today at (818) 864-6732 to reserve your spot!
C-Section Recovery Workshop
Whether your baby is one month, one year or four years, or if you have had any lower abdominal surgery this class will help you get your body back. You will learn different exercises to regain awareness of your core and techniques to reduce the sensitivity and improve the appearance of C-Section or other abdominal surgery scars. You must be at least 8 weeks into your recovery to take this class or we must have a signed release form from your physician. This class should be taken by all pregnant women planning a C-section, as there are some techniques presented that can be done Day One. Handouts will be provided. Class fee is $350 for approx 1.5 hours (rate is divided amongst participants and is not a per person rate).
More Than Kegels
Yes, you’ve had a baby, but it doesn’t mean the changes in your body are permanent! This class will discuss anatomy of your pelvic floor and other core muscles. I will instruct you in exercises and exercise progressions to help get your pelvic floor back in shape after pregnancy, labor and delivery, including core strengthening which is an essential component to regaining normal pelvic floor function. Management and prevention strategies for incontinence and prolapse will also be covered. Handouts will be provided. Fee is $600 for a 3 hour class (rate is divided amongst participants and is not a per person rate).
Endometriosis Self Care Workshop
Having Endometriosis doesn't mean you have to accept the changes happening in your body. In this 3 hour workshop, learn self care techniques that can reduce your pain, improve your function and keep you active in the things that are important to YOU! Handouts will be provided. Fee is $600 for a 3 hour class (rate is divided amongst participants and is not a per person rate).
Instruction in The IRAS Method is currently only available for individual instruction to patients. Qualified health care practitioners can be instructed in a group or individual setting, in your office or ours. Please contact us for details. The IRAS Method is a unique combination of physical therapy, massage and neuromuscular techniques optimized to provide the quickest recovery of pelvic floor muscle spasm, hypertonicity and/or over-activity. Typical diagnoses this program is successful with is vaginismus, vulvodynia, vulvar vestibulitis, vestibulodynia, genito-pelvic pain/penetration disordoer, interstitial cystitis, urinary urgency and/or frequency, overactive bladder, and other muscle-based diagnoses that lead to painful intercourse.
Don't see a class here that interests you? We can also put together a custom class for your group to meet your needs. Our staff specializes in post-cancer rehabilitation, sexual disorders, urinary disorder, pelvic floor dysfunction, pregnancy and postpartum care and more! Just contact us to schedule your private group session.