There are many myths around pregnancy. Physiotherapists who specialize in pre/post natal care can help debunk these myths, playing an important role in the management of physical changes that can occur both during and after these nine months.
Separation of the recti, or stretching of the midline of the abdominal muscles is a common condition after some pregnancies, or after many years of abdominal loading with poor technique, and is called Diastasis Rectus Abdominis.
Cathy received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of British Columbia in 2000. As a member of the varsity women’s volleyball team at UBC during those years she was first exposed to physiotherapy and it’s positive impact on her own personal athletic career.
After studying kinesiology in university for two years, Leigh decided that pursuing a career in physiotherapy was the path she wanted to follow. She graduated from The University of British Columbia in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy.
Kelly is a Women’s Health Physiotherapist all the way from the Gold Coast in Australia. She graduated with high distinction in both a Doctor of Physiotherapy (DPhty) and a Bachelor of Biomedical Science (BBiomedSc).