This week on MD for Moms, I interview Dr Madhuri (Madi) Dholakia about pain during and after pregnancy, why it happens, who may be more likely to experience it and how to feel better.
Our bodies are designed to bear children, yet many women suffer during and after pregnancy. Learn about common causes of pain in the peripartum as well as techniques to prevent symptoms without surgery. We will also discuss safe treatment options in addition to warning signs of more serious issues and much more.
Learn more about my guest, Dr Madhuri (Madi) Dholakia
Madhuri (Madi) Dholakia, MD is a board-certified Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation specialist with over 10 years of experience in Electrodiagnostic and Musculoskeletal/Spine Medicine. Dr. Dholakia completed her residency training in 2006 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, followed by a fellowship in MSK/Spine Medicine at the Rothman Institute. She specializes in the treatment of nerve injuries and neck/back pain through non-surgical treatment options and is also proficient in the performance of electrodiagnostic studies (EMG/NCS). As a member of the teaching faculty at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Dr. Dholakia lectures on electrodiagnosis and additionally participates in resident training. Madi received her medical degree from MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia as well as her undergraduate degree at Villanova University in Villanova, PA.
Dr. Dholakia is also the proud mom to a six-year old along with a 20 month old.