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Diastasis Recti 101

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What is that? Rectus Abdominis Diastasis (RAD) or diastasis recti refers to the separation of your abdominal muscles. In females RAD is considered normal during pregnancy as your body accommodates a growing baby. RAD is also seen in men, often relating to weak abdominal muscles or abdominal surgery. Separation occurs along the line of the …

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Pelvic Floor Kegel Exercises

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To Kegel or not Kegel? To achieve optimum function of your pelvic floor, it has to have the ability to; Contract fully Relax fully Contract at the correct time Relax at the correct time It is pretty difficult to decide whether you’re able to do all of the above, especially if you aren’t fully aware …

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