Dr. Liz Simons
Dr. Liz Simons offers guided expertise to prevent, manage, and rehabilitate musculoskeletal issues related to the physiological and hormonal changes that occur during pregnancy and following delivery. The goal is to prevent and/or limit pelvic floor and pelvic girdle dysfunction and pain, and return patients to optimal function through education, awareness and training of the pelvic floor muscles, pelvic girdle and spine, as well as address strength, mobility and postural deficits.
Liz is a manual based physical therapist, and employs a functional and integrative approach to treatment of the whole body with an emphasis on identifying involved soft tissue structures and diagnosing movement dysfunction as well as helping to guide the patient on their path to promote overall wellness of the mind and body.
Preparing the mind and body for conception can be key for both men and women to ensure optimal fertility. The best preconception care routine can help to create a healthy body for conceiving ...
There are many changes that occur within the female body during pregnancy that can lead to pain and discomfort. Growing a new life requires an increase in hormones, a shift in the center of gravity of your...
During the postnatal period, women can struggle with diastasis recti, weak pelvic floor muscles, altered pelvic girdle alignment and postural dysfunction that can manifest into various symptoms...
Pelvic pain can result from many causes, and often is a result of and/or is influenced by pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD). FD can be addressed through a thorough assessment of the pelvic floor...
Visceral manipulation is a gentle, hands on therapy. It encourages normal mobility, tone, and inherent tissue motion of the viscera/organs, their connective tissue, and other areas of the body...
PERINATAL WELLNESS PACKAGE
The perinatal period is attended by important modifications in physiological functions of the mother. This is a normal process, but there is a lot that can be done to facilitate and optimize outcomes.