• Dr. Syeda Rida Baqir Assistant Professor, Bahria University Health Sciences, Karachi
  • Dr. Komal Jamil Senior Lecturer, Bahria University Health Sciences, Karachi
  • Dr. Yumna Ilyas Senior Lecturer, Sohail University, Karachi


Postnatal care, exercise, core stability exercises, nutritional guidance, endurance, muscle strengthening exercises


Background: The postnatal period starts at the time when a mother gives birth to a baby; all changes that occur during pregnancy come back to a normal state like hormonal levels, size of the uterus, and weight. According to WHO this is the most ignorant period for postnatal women and their children by the society which is a bitter reality that’s why death is common in many mothers and children during the postnatal period. In Physical therapy, Gynecological rehabilitation is an important part of treatment and also a topic of consideration for referrals to doctors in the postnatal period to improve the issues related to postnatal women.

Objective: To enhance the knowledge regarding the role of Physical therapy in the postnatal period of women.

Search Strategy: This is a review article with extracts from various search engines like PubMed, CDC, MP, MCHI, Google scholar, Sci-Hub, etc. It is used to increase the knowledge regarding various treatment options in physical therapy that are helpful for postnatal women without causing side effects.

Conclusion: Physical therapy consists of many interventions that can be beneficial, and it improves the quality of life of postnatal women.

Author Biographies

Dr. Syeda Rida Baqir, Assistant Professor, Bahria University Health Sciences, Karachi






Dr. Komal Jamil, Senior Lecturer, Bahria University Health Sciences, Karachi



Dr. Yumna Ilyas, Senior Lecturer, Sohail University, Karachi




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How to Cite

Baqir, D. S. R. ., Jamil, D. K. ., & Dr. Yumna Ilyas. (2023). PHYSICAL THERAPY TREATMENT IN POSTNATAL WOMEN. Pakistan Journal of Rehabilitation, 12(2), 67–77. Retrieved from

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