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diastasis recti Post partum fitness physical therapy

Don’t Just Squeeze

NPR recently highlighted an exercise for diastasis recti. As a mom, I’m tempted by the plethora of ‘flatter tummy’ promises out there. As a Women’s Health Physical Therapist, however, I want to critique this particular article on several points.   But first what is diastasis? Diastasis recti is a thinning of the linea alba: the central […]

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Women's Health Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy in the Perinatal Time

Physical therapy can be very helpful for maintaining a healthy level of physical activity during pregnancy. It can assist with managing and solving some of the physical challenges of pregnancy, and can also be a great resource for preparing for birth and postpartum recovery. People often think of physical therapy in terms of getting rid […]

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