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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 tendon […]

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