In addition to working with sports-related complaints, Anna discovered that she has a passion for training and treating complaints related to pregnancy and birth. Such as pelvic pain and pelvic floor problems.
Anna Keijers graduated in 2010 as a physiotherapist. In addition to working with sports-related complaints, Anna quickly discovered that she has a passion for training and treating complaints related to pregnancy. Such as pelvic pain and pelvic floor problems. After teaching PregnancyFit for a number of years, Anna started her master’s degree as a pelvic physiotherapist. Pregnancy and childbirth are risks of developing pelvic and pelvic floor problems. Research shows that 67% – 89% of pregnant women experience pelvic pain around the 30th week of pregnancy. Childbirth carries the risk of developing pelvic floor dysfunctions. Important moments to screen for these complaints are around 20 weeks of pregnancy and 6 weeks after delivery. Some examples of problems, for which you can contact Anna:
- Pelvic pain and low back pain during pregnancy, after giving birth
- Pain in the lower abdomen, around the anus, genitals or sutures
- Problems as a result of a prolapse (bladder, uterus or rectum)
- Accidental loss of urine and/or faeces
- Uncontrollable urge to urinate and/or defecate
- Difficulty passing urine and/or stool
- Problems in relation to sexuality (pain during sex).