Women’s Health

Erin Novelli Women's Health Physical Therapy at ReboundRebound Physical Therapy has a strong focus on Women’s Health and OB GYN issues. Rebound excels at using physical therapy to help women quickly return to the needs of their personal and professional lives. Rebound’s Womens Health specialist, Erin Novelli, is a sensitive, highly trained expert in Women’s Health / OB GYN.

Pre & Post Partum Women’s Health Care

Contact Erin Novelli at Rebound Eastside for:

Erin’s focus is pre-partum and post-partum care using her advanced training in obstetrics and Rehab Pilates
helps patients quickly return to the demands of their lives.

Contact Erin by calling  Rebound Eastside  at 541-382-7875

More Information on Benefits of Women’s Health Physical Therapy

Is back pain normal during pregnancy?

Back pain during and after pregnancy is common, experienced by more than half of pregnant women. But that doesn’t mean that you should just suffer—much of this pain can be reduced with therapeutic interventions.

If you have back pain, neck pain, hip or leg pain, incontinence (even just with coughing or sneezing), hand or foot pain or numbness, treatment from one of our therapists specially trained in the areas of prenatal, post-partum and women’s health will make the difference.

Exercise during and after your pregnancy can help strengthen back and abdominal muscles to help reduce back pain. Our therapists use traditional exercise on land and in the water, as well as rehab-based Pilates and yoga to develop specialized programs for each woman’s needs.

What are common causes of back pain during pregnancy

Common causes of pregnancy-related back pain include:

  • The hormones brought on with pregnancy can soften ligaments and allow joints in the pelvis to become loose and the surrounding muscles have to work harder causing strain
  • The growing uterus changes your center of gravity, causing strain on your spine and surrounding muscles
  • Overstretched and weakened abdominal muscles can not handle the extra weight so the spine bears the extra burden.

How can I treat back pain during pregnancy

Treatment of pregnancy-related pain may include:

  • Strengthening exercises for the back, abdomen, and pelvis
  • Aquatic exercise
  • Use of supports and accessories
  • Manual therapy
  • Acupuncture

Starting physical therapy before your pain becomes severe often makes it easier to treat, and will help you keep your activity level up throughout your pregnancy.

Can I do physical therapy after my baby is born to treat back and/or pelvic pain?

Dramatic physical and hormonal changes can make it difficult and painful to care for your baby, get back to your life, and resume exercising. Your physical therapist can advise you on when it is safe to get back to the things you want to do, and help you build an exercise program to get your body back.

What does Women’s Health Physical Therapy look like?


Womens Health Physical therapy at Rebound Physical TherapyA variety of techniques are used to treat your specific issues. This can include any or all of the following methods:

  • Strengthening exercises for the back, abdomen, and pelvis
  • Aquatic exercise
  • Use of supports and accessories
  • Manual therapy
  • Acupuncture

Do you work with my OB GYN doctor?

Yes, we can work closely with you and your OB GYN doctor to make sure you are receiving the best possible treatment and care for your issue. We work closely with Bend, Redmond, Prineville and Central Oregon OB GYN doctors.