Dr. Jamie Kocher PT, DPT Pelvic Physical Therapist & Prenatal/Postpartum Fitness Specialist, Author at Legacy Physical Therapy
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Dr. Jamie Kocher PT, DPT Pelvic Physical Therapist & Prenatal/Postpartum Fitness Specialist

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Top 5 Benefits of Working with a Pregnancy and Postpartum Fitness Specialist

If you are currently pregnant, postpartum or even years postpartum, you may wonder or have wondered about how to get back into a fitness routine. You may have searched the internet for pregnancy or postpartum exercises to do and it may have confused you even further.  A helpful source for good guidance would be partnering […]

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Why partner with a PT when doing online programs

We know there are many options of online programs now for postpartum women. There are some amazing ones out there that can be really helpful when healing your body after a baby, we have one as well called Moms Made Stronger. We wanted to provide some guidance today about why we strongly believe you should

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Why Women Need To Strength Train

All women, no matter the age, can and should strength train. Here are 6 reasons why we believe women should strength train.  Reason #1: strength training will build lean muscle mass. Lean muscle mass increases your metabolism. A higher metabolism results in increase burning of fat and calories resulting in less body fat percentage overall.  Reason #2:

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5 Tips to Heal Your Post-Partum Body

Here are our 5 favorite tips on how to heal your postpartum body regardless of vaginal or Cesarean delivery.  Before we start talking about how to restore strength and get back into activity, be sure you have clearance from your doctor. If you’ve been put on any precautions,  listen to your physician.  Tip #1:Give your

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What is a Prenatal & Postpartum Fitness Specialist

Have you heard the term prenatal & postpartum fitness specialist? This is a person who has additional training and certification in working with the pregnant and postpartum mamas with their health and fitness goals.  It is not a trainer who got pregnant, had a baby, and then got themselves back into shape afterwards who has now proclaimed

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