Active Mom Postpartum

RESHMA RATHOD- Postpartum Return to Tennis

February 23, 2024 Season 3 Episode 8
Active Mom Postpartum
RESHMA RATHOD- Postpartum Return to Tennis
Show Notes

Today I am speaking with Reshma Rathod, co-founded of Restore Motion, a physical therapy practice in Rockville MD, in 2004. She has been Primary Health Care Provider for the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) since 2007, and is also a member of the Hologic WTA Women’s Health Task Force. She has a passion for women’s health and understands the profound need for a women-focused, compassionate physical therapy practice that could support the female leaders who make our communities prosper. 

 

She is excited to share her passion, knowledge, and advocacy with a global audience and is determined to bring the topic of women’s health to life. 

 

We talk about: 

-the mashup between ortho and pelvic health 

-tennis and pelvic health 

-tennis after pregnancy 

-elite athletes returning to sport after pregnancy 

-breast mechanics & mobility 

-issues caused by high tone 

-changing the conversation 

 

Time Stamps 

1:00 Introduction 

4:30 the roll of pelvic floor in ortho cases 

8:45 working with the Women’s Tennis Association 

11:30 transitioning into motherhood 

19:35 returning to tennis postpartum 

28:28 changing mechanics and pelvic floor symptoms 

32:35 reteaching coordination 

34:50 young athletes in tennis 

36:20 high tone issues 

40:58 Resume’s pregnancy/postpartum experience 

45:00 the evolution of pelvic health 

50:23 rapid fire questions 

 

CONNECT WITH CARRIE 

IG: https://www.instagram.com/carriepagliano/ 

Website: https://carriepagliano.com 

 

CONNECT WITH RESHMA 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/restoremotion/ 

Website: https://restoremotion.com/ 


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