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Digital Seminar

Assessment and Treatment of the Pregnant & Postpartum Body

Dr. Mariah Baumgartner |  Dr. Paige Schwieters
2 Hours 11 Minutes
Audio and Video
Jan 03, 2023
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Digital Seminar


For pregnant and post-partum mothers, safe treatment options often feel out of reach.  But in this training, you’ll unlock proven strategies for better assessing and safely treating the most common pain syndromes that mothers face.  From LBP and sciatica to neck pain and carpal tunnel – it’s all here!  Filled with effective techniques for mobility and stability, you’ll learn exactly what to do for bodies that are constantly changing mechanically and hormonally.  With these active release and care strategies for busy moms, you can quickly reduce pain and optimize overall function. 


Planning Committee Disclosure - Relevant relationships

Dr. Danny Porcelli is an independent contractor presenter with RockTape USA. His relevant financial relationship with an ineligible company has been mitigated.
All other members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the remaining committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Program content is reviewed periodically per accrediting board rules for currency and appropriateness for credit. Credit approvals are subject to change. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. 
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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see the statement above.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.

Athletic Trainers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Board of Certification, Inc. to offer continuing education for Certified Athletic Trainers. This self-study program has been approved for a maximum of 2.0 hours of Category A continuing education.


PESI is recognized by the PACE program of the Federation of Chiropractic Licensing Boards. This online course consists of 2.0 CE hours of instruction in the following subjects: Adjunctive/Modalities (.13 hours) Adjustive Technique (.13 hours) Anatomy (.13 hours) Biomechanics (.13 hours) Corrective/Therapeutic Exercise (.13 hours) Differential/Physical Diagnosis (.13 hours)  Evidence-Based Outcomes (.13 hours) History and Exam (.13 hours) Manipulation (.13 hours) Neurology (.13 hours) Orthopedics (.13 hours) Pain Management(.13 hours)  Pediatrics (.13 hours) Rehabilitation of Joints (.13 hours) Wellness/Supportive Care (.13 hours) . Approval #065325/042623. 


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**Please note that Chiropractors and/or Chiropractor Assistants must complete the post-test and evaluation and answer yes to the PACE Chiropractor evaluation question if they would like their participation submitted to PACE.

Florida Massage Therapists

PESI, Inc. is approved by the Florida Board of Massage Therapy as a continuing education Approved Provider. Provider #50-399. This course is offered for 2.0 self-study CE hours.

*Please note: this course was not designed to meet requirements for the "relevant to and focused on massage therapy techniques, skills or protocols" category by distance learning. 

Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 2.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



Dr. Mariah Baumgartner's Profile

Dr. Mariah Baumgartner Related seminars and products

Dr. Mariah Baumgartner grew up in Faribault, MN where her love for movement started at a young age. She played soccer year-round from the time she was an elementary student and went on to play rugby for a year collegiately when her soccer career came to an end. She completed her Bachelor of Science in exercise science at Winona State University in just three years and after some time in the working field, she knew she needed more. Chiropractic care for Mariah started when her athletic career did and it was only natural that she go back to school for the very care that helped her endlessly… three and a half years later, Mariah graduated from Northwestern Health Sciences University with her Doctor of Chiropractic, emphasis in sports medicine. Now she is a specialist in prenatal, postpartum, and children’s health at CHIRO FOR MOMS & CHIRO FOR KIDZ, a practice that caters entirely to women and children. Follow along with all things related to patient care on YouTube or @chiro_for_moms & @chiro_for_kidz.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Mariah Baumgartner has an employment relationship with Chiro for Moms + Chiro for Kidz. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Mariah Baumgartner has no relevant non-financial relationships.

Dr. Paige Schwieters's Profile

Dr. Paige Schwieters Related seminars and products

Dr. Paige Schwieters grew up in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada where she completed an undergraduate degree in applied biomolecular science and a master’s degree in human physiology/biology. She became a published author and was on track to pursue a career in western medicine. In 2017, she took a giant career shift and moved to Minnesota to pursue a career in chiropractic. It was the best decision she ever made. After chiropractic graduation, she spent two years specializing in prenatal, postpartum & pediatric are at CHIRO FOR MOMS & CHIRO FOR KIDZ. She loves this profession and what it can do for women + children and wants to get the word out there to reach as many of them as possible! She met her husband in chiropractic school, and they now own a family chiropractic practice in Blaine, MN.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Paige Schwieters has an employment relationship with Chiro for Moms + Chiro for Kidz. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Paige Schwieters has no relevant non-financial relationships.



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  1. Investigate the mechanical and neurological contributions for common pain conditions in pregnancy and postpartum.
  2. Utilize targeted assessment strategies do differentiate various pathologies.
  3. Demonstrate safe and evidence-based treatment techniques for pregnancy, delivery prep and post-partum.  


Enhance Your Clinical Assessment & Find the Root Cause

  • Pregnancy Pains
    • Low Back Pain 
    • Sciatica
    • SPD
    • Vascular/swelling
    • Carpal tunnel
    • RLS
    • Sacrotuberous ligament tension
    • Round ligament pain
    • Rib/diaphragm pain
    • Sacral/tailbone pain
  • Post-Partum
    • Neck Pain
    • Upper back pain
    • Torticollis
    • Mommy arm/shoulder
    • Pelvic floor dysfunction
    • Core weakness
    • Low back pain
  • Whole Body Interventions and Solutions: Best Practice Mechanical and Soft Tissue Treatment
    • Chiropractic: create fluid movement of the spine and off load spinal nerves
      • Spinal alignment
      • Spinal areas of treatment specific to each pain syndrome
        • Special considerations for piriformis and iliopsoas
      • Delivery prep
      • Pelvic alignment - Webster method
    • Acupuncture 
      • Anti-inflammatory
      • Neuro pain receptor relief
    • Physical therapy
      • Improve strength
    • Pelvic floor techniques
      • Rehabilitation
      • Muscle lengthening
      • Slow mobilization
    • Massage
      • Muscle lengthening
      • Reduce muscle tension
  • Low-Cost Tools with High Impact for Pain Relief
    • Exercise ball
    • Stretches to target hypertonic muscles
    • Lumbosacral support belts
    • Low back travel pillow
    • Wedge pillow
    • Epsom salt bath
    • Kinesiology tape
    • Compression socks
    • Tennis ball

Target Audience

  • Physical Therapist
  • Physical Therapist Assistant
  • Chiropractor
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Massage Therapists


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