Author - Suzanne Badillo

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Suzanne Badillo is an NPN member, mother of three and the Clinical Program Director of Women’s Health Rehabilitation at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC). Her interdisciplinary team specializes in pregnancy/postpartum musculoskeletalrehabilitation, pelvic floor rehabilitation and female musculoskeletal health. A board certified women’s health physical therapist, Suzanne joined RIC in 1998.

5 ways your body may change during and after pregnancy (that no one tells you about)

As a women’s health physical therapist (PT), I see many women during their year of childbirth. Popular culture often depicts pregnant women effortlessly exercising into the third trimester, then “magically” back to their pre-pregnancy shape and activity soon after delivery. The female body goes through much transformation during this year, but for many women, it does not feel so “magical.”

Many of my patients say they wish they had known to look for some of the issues I treat them for. Her...

Posted on December 22, 2015 at 9:53 AM by Suzanne Badillo