3 myths about Diastasis Recti

Googling Diastasis Recti can lead to a lot of fear inducing messages. Have you heard that your DRA needs fixed before you workout? Or that you shouldn’t be doing core exercises? Have you heard that diastasis causes back pain? In this video I bust these myths to help you exercise with confidence. If you need […]

How to plank with confidence and without back pain

I wish I could tell you the number of women who confide in me that they have completely stopped a specific exercise because of pain or fear of injury. Planks rank high among those exacerbating exercises. Do planks hurt your back? Has someone told you to avoid as specific exercise in order to avoid symptoms? […]

Safe home exercises for diastasis recti

  Diastasis Recti is an increased abdominal separation in the midline of the abdominal muscles. This separation is completely normal and necessary when the belly expands by the third trimester of pregnancy. In more than half the women studied by Diane Lee, PT, BSR and Paul W. Hodges, PT, PhD the distance of the linea […]