Marathon Physical Therapy

The Center for Women’s
Health at Marathon Physical Therapy

Norton Location

250 East Main Street
Norton, MA 02766
Phone: 508-285-5533

Newton Location

425 Centre Street
Newton, MA 02458
Phone: 617-244-1990

Norwood Location

99 Vanderbilt Avenue
Norwood, MA 02062
Phone: 781-352-5400


Physical Therapists in Boston

Marathon Physical Therapy has a staff of experienced and innovative physical therapists knowledgeable about the changes associated with pregnancy and the management of musculoskeletal issues associated with pregnancy and the postpartum period. Their therapists are committed to advancing knowledge and practice as it pertains to pregnancy and its short and long-term effects. As a teaching facility, Marathon Physical Therapy is involved in the training of physical therapy students and medical providers through guest lectures and clinical internships. Further, Marathon Physical Therapy is intensely committed to educating women about how their bodies change as a result of pregnancy and childbirth. They believe that a program of education and individualized rehabilitation is essential to returning a woman to optimal postpartum physical function, thus enabling her to care for her child, prepare for possible future pregnancies, and mitigate the symptoms of pelvic floor dysfunction that are often attributed to pregnancy and childbirth.

Pregnancy and Postpartum Services

Marathon Physical Therapy provides a range of services for pregnancy and postpartum, including treatment and management of the following:

  • Pregnancy-related musculoskeletal issues, such as back pain, pelvic pain, and changing body mechanics,
  • Pregnancy with multiples
  • The physical changes of pregnancy, preparation for delivery and the immediate postpartum period
  • Cesarean section recovery (including preparation for planned cesarean delivery)
  • Research-based educational seminars: Prenatal education, Preparing for c-section, and for Postpartum recovery
  • Fitness assessment, exercise program design, and fitness training before, during, and after pregnancy
  • For women planning on becoming pregnant, physical assessment and appropriate physical therapy, health and fitness interventions to achieve optimal physical preparedness for childbearing