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03 Tue

What Is Diastasis Recti And How PT Can Help?

Diastasis recti (DR) is the partial or complete separation of your abdominal muscles. During pregnancy, the abdominals separate in order to accommodate your growing baby. It is very common following pregnancy (up to 60%!) for the abdominals to stay separated. However, DR is not limited to postpartum people....
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04 Fri

Pelvic Floor Strengthening

Pelvic Floor Strengthening written by: Dr. Yuchin Chang PT, DPT, OCS Kegel exercises are well known as strengthening exercises for the pelvic floor muscles, which support the bladder, rectum, and uterus, as well as maintain continence.  Several factors such as aging, childbirth (tear, episiotomy), and surgery can weaken...
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