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 […]