Diastasis Recti & Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

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YORK REGION, Ontario - eTradeWire -- Sometimes, doing crunches and sit-ups simply isn't enough to restore your stomach to its previous state after pregnancy. While some flaccidity is expected after childbirth, there are instances where it is more than usual, such as with diastasis recti. Ultimate Health Clinic has created this guide to help explain what diastasis recti is, why it needs to be treated, and how physiotherapy can help.

What is Diastasis Recti?

Diastasis recti is a separation between the muscles of a person's abdomen, called the rectus abdominus abdominal muscles. For women who have yet to bear a child, the normal separation is one centimeter. This one finger separation is typically located from slightly above to slightly below the belly button.

During pregnancy, these muscles will naturally separate as the fetus grows. Hormones released during pregnancy will also trigger connective tissues to relax even further. The separation will typically reverse itself after the birth of the child. Actual recovery can occur any time from a day after birth up to 8 weeks postpartum...

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We're Here to Help

For women who are concerned about diastasis recti, it is critical to seek the services of a health care practitioner. The physiotherapist here at Ultimate Health Clinic in Holland Landing is trained in various techniques, including pelvic floor physiotherapy. Our skilled physiotherapist can create a customized plan to treat your diastasis recti and gently guide you through your rehabilitation. For more information, give us a call at (905) 251-0162.

More Information: https://www.ultimatehealthclinic.ca/services/physiotherapy/

Ultimate Health Clinic
(905) 251-0162

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