Gluteal Tendinopathy – when stretching won’t help.

Lateral hip pain that won’t go away no matter how much you stretch? Keep reading. Gluteal tendinopathy is the primary source of lateral hip pain affecting up to 23.5% of middle-aged women, particularly postmenopausal.  Some doctors might call it greater trochanteric pain syndrome or trochanteric bursitis People complain of moderate to severe pain that interferes […]

Gestational Diabetes risk factor for Diastasis Recti

Diastasis Recti (DRA)  is normal neurophsyiological process that occurs in pregnancy. The linea alba widens as the baby grows. It’s a beautiful adaptation. For some women, their Linea Alba doesn’t return to baseline ( less than 3 cm of inter recti distance) after 12 months postpartum. There are all sorts of hypotheses as to why. […]

Diastasis – Stop log rolling!

Stop Log Rolling! Your Rectus abdominis muscles aren’t injured but they may be weak. Strengthening them will NOT make DRA worse. If you have been told not to use your rectus, let me tell you that we know better now. For instance, research has shown that activating the “deep core” and Tr Ab  muscles actually […]

Numerous Benefits of Creatine- beyond getting jacked

What is Creatine? Creatine is a naturally occurring amino acid in the body. It is produced by the liver, pancreas and kidneys at about 1 gram/per day. About 95% of it is stored in the skeletal muscle as phosphocreatine and the rest is stored in the brain. It’s main purpose plays a role in producing […]