Health & Wellness

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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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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What is the Pelvic Floor?

First, let me say this: Both women AND men have a pelvic floor. There are a few differences, but they are both essential in the health and function of women and men! So what is it?!... The pelvic floor is located at the base of your pelvis and essentially creates a...

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Why You Need to Move Every Day

Curled up on the couch, bits of cheese and crumbs on the coffee table, glass of wine half full, Pride and Prejudice on the TV…this scene is one that I have been in many times, usually during a time of anxiety or strife or even after a crisis. This is a scene of...

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