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Living for Their Opinions

Living for Their Opinions Girl, I have a very serious question for you…Are you living your life based on someone else’s opinion? Sit back, close your eyes, and take a second to actually think about this. Think about where you live, what you drive, who you are dating...

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Exercises For Diastasis Recti

Exercises for Diastasis Recti When you begin exercises to help correct and heal DR, there are a few things you need to look out for. The first would be pain. If you experience pain (sharp, shooting, stabbing, burning, or aching pain) you need to seek out help from a...

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How To Test For Diastasis Recti

How to Test for Diastasis Recti   We will be testing for TWO things. We will be testing to see how WIDE the gap is and how DEEP the gap is. These will tell us if we have DR! How Do We Test for it? First, you will lay on your back with your knees bent and feet...

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What is Diastasis Recti and Who has it?

  I hear this ALL. THE. TIME… ’I just have five more pounds to lose so my lower stomach goes away.’ ‘I had a baby, so I’m just going to have a mom belly forever.’ ‘My mom/grandmother/brother’s sister’s mother’s aunt said this was normal because I had a baby.’...

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The Day My Anxiety Became My Friend

The Day My Anxiety Became My Friend Sitting on the runway at Newark, it happened. I started to enjoy my Anxiety. I mark it with a capital A because it’s a person to me. It’s a part of me. It is its own entity. Forever in the background but sometimes in the forefront....

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Ever Wonder if You Have Anything to Say?

Ever Wonder if You Have Anything to Say? As a physical therapist I talk, a lot.  I talk all day long to different people about different things.  I am a teacher and a coach, a confidant and a supporter.  I speak to people about some very personal things, deep and...

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Is Looking at Your Baby Giving You Headaches?

Do you ever find yourself gazing at your child and then feeling the need to rub your neck, rub your temples, or stretch? Do you find yourself taking more pain relievers for headaches, and chalking it up to less sleep or stress? Do you find that your neck feels tired...

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Moving Through Pain

There are two main types of pain, physical and emotional/mental pain.  Many times, or as I believe most times, they go hand in hand.  I have seen many people who have suffered physical injuries develop emotional trauma along side that injury.  I have seen others who...

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Are You Following Your Passion?

It seems more and more these days, you can see advertisements for ‘finding your calling’ or ‘following your heart’.  That can be both confusing and disheartening if you don’t know what that means, or maybe you know what it means but you don’t know what to do about it....

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Do You Trust Your Gut?

Trusting your gut or listening to your instincts can mean so many different things. Do you ever do something without thinking, just knowing it was the right thing to do? How do we do that? Why do we do that? Are we even doing that?! For many years, we as humans...

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