In this week’s episode of Birth Kweens, Karly and Ali talk with acupuncturist and massage therapist Ryan Lee about healing from a cesarean birth. Ryan has lots of experience with scar tissue remediation so Karly and Ali interview him about the impacts of c-section scar tissue and ways to heal from a surgical birth. Here’s an overview of the high points of this episode:
- What is scar tissue and why can it be harmful
- The abnormal lines of pull that result from cesarean scars and the impact on the rest of the body
- The function of fascia
- The symptoms/issues that can result from cesarean scar tissue
- The healing power of deep diaphragmatic breathing
- Ways to treat c-section scars and how doing scar tissue remediation can improve seemingly unrelated issues in the rest of the body
- The essential role that nutrition plays in postpartum healing
- Using castor oil packs and essential oils to aid in healing
Thanks for listening, Kweens! We hope you enjoy learning more about healing c-section scars. (Also, we are sorry about the sub-par quality of this week’s audio. Your Birth Kweens are podcast amateurs and are still trying to work out the bugs in the system. Thanks for sticking with us!)
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