With all the excitement of having bubs finally at home with the family, mother’s needs are often overlooked. However, this time can be one of the most challenging and physically demanding times for her. Mums, who are still in their early stages of recovery post delivery are now entering the whole new world of nursing bubs full time. And this presents its own set of physical challeng.
Pregnancy is an exciting time for expectant mothers, but it can also be a very physically demanding and challenging time for them as well. There are many physical changes throughout the trimesters including morning sickness, hormonal changes, postural changes from growing abdomens, swelling in ankles and hands, headaches, wrist complaints, joint laxity and increased load on joints. With this increased physical demand, it is important that mums take care of themselves and take measures t.
Jo completed her Diploma of Remedial Massage with Victoria University in 2016 after swapping from studying BSc Exercise and Sports Science (Exercise Physiology). She has developed her skills further by undertaking the Advanced Diploma of Myotherapy which she completed in early 2019. Before starting work as a remedial massage therapist, Jo worked for 4 years as a personal trainer and also 1 year as strength and conditioning assis.