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Vaginal Tear During Child birth
Severe Tear During Childbirth: Consider Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy
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Severe Tearing During Childbirth: Consider Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy   Having a baby is considered to be one of life’s largest natural miracles. Taking care of a child is a task that comes with great responsibility, however many mothers should be cutting out time for themselves to reestablish optimal health. Your body goes through a lot of changes during pregnancy and postpartum that are overwhelming enough, and the pressure to re-establish your old body in today’s society can be daunting. One of these changes can be from a difficult childbirth that may result in an obstetric anal sphincter injury (OASIS). An obstetric anal sphincter injury (OASIS) is a third or fourth degree vaginal perineal tear where the internal and external anal sphincter are injured. In a fourth degree tear, the anorectal mucosa is also involved. This type of injury can have effects on the pelvic floor muscles by affecting their ability to contract both rectally…

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