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What is a Diastasis Recti? How do i know if i have it and how do i fix it? 0

Posted on 16, October 2018

in Category Diastasis Recti, Exercises, Pilates Classes, Post Natal

What is a Diastasis Recti?  How do you know you have it and how to fix it? A Diastasis Recti or DR is the widening of the gap between the 2 sections of the Rectus Abdominus or (6 pack muscles) The split occurs at the Linea Alba, the mid line collagen structures of connective tissue at the front of the abdomen. (see image) 100% of women have some level of diastasis of the rectus abdominis in the third trimester (Diane Lee, 2013) 66% of women with a DR have some level of pelvic floor dysfunction   The Linea Alba no [&hellip

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Post Natal Core Restore – in the early days 0

Posted on 12, October 2015

in Category Post Natal, Uncategorized

Have you recently had a baby? Breathing, Stretching and Good Body Alignment can help you heal quicker. We take over 20,000 breaths a day and the breath is one of the primary restorative influencers in post-natal core recovery. For many post-natal ladies we need to re-learn how to breathe the right way as the rigours of pregnancy and delivery can cause a mis-firing of these muscles in the right order. Faulty breathing can totally hinder your healing of the pelvic floor and diastasis. This is where stretching and massage can really help to release tight areas/muscles so that you can [&hellip

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