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Guest Expert Video: What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy?

We can’t tell you how many women we’ve spoken to about pelvic floor PT who had no idea it even existed. This, a therapy that should be STANDARD care for every single woman after childbirth is an unknown to so many women it could help.

Kendra recently sat down to interview our dear friend Dr. Kenael Segal, Pelvic Floor PT and Women’s Health Advocate of Lotus Physical Therapy. She de-mystifies some of the most common questions we hear about pelvic floor PT including…what is it??!!

In this video we chat about:

  1. What is pelvic floor physical therapy??

  2. Why is it so important?

  3. Who would benefit from seeing a pelvic floor physical therapist?

  4. What happens during a pelvic floor physical therapy appointment?

  5. And the most asked question: what is the internal exam like??

We hope it can shine some light on this very important method of therapy for postpartum women, and encourage you to seek out Pelvic Floor PT if you need it too!

Resources & Links


Looking for support to stay active during your pregnancy or start your postpartum recovery? Here are some options to get you started on a great path forward:


1) Take the Pelvic Floor & Core Strength Quiz. After taking the quiz, you'll get a score and based on your results, guidance on what steps to take to move you forward in your recovery.

2) Check out our podcast listening guides: Download the Pregnancy Listening Guide or Postpartum Listening Guide.

3) If you're pregnant, want to be way more active than you have been, AND want connection with other mothers, but don't know where to start…join the Expecting to Flourish™ Membership - a mom-driven and expert-guided virtual space empowering moms with a new approach to prenatal fitness and birth prep that actually prepares you for the physical and emotional hurdles of motherhood.


If you’re postpartum and ready to get moving, need to heal your body but you don’t know where to start…join us for Postpartum Repair & Restore LIVE, a science-backed and fun-stacked, Diastasis and Pelvic Floor Strength program. Start healing your diastasis and eliminating leaking in 8 weeks or less with our guidance.

4) Do you prefer working one-on-one, or have a high risk pregnancy, a severe diastasis or leaking that won’t quit? You might be a candidate to work with us privately. To find out, take this quick self assessment! If you qualify, you'll be invited to schedule a complementary Postpartum Strategy Session with us where we'll take a good look at what's not working in your repair process, and come up with a great plan just for you.

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Since Devoted Mamas' founding in 2017, our mission is to help you through all the stages of motherhood - stay super strong (and calm!) during pregnancy, be the BOSS of your birth, and help you bring life back to your core + pelvic floor in postpartum.

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