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Sports Rehabilitation & Prevention

Diastasis Recti – Abdominal Separation

SYMPTOMS RELATED

  • HERNIA OR STOMACH BULDGE
  • DEBILITATING BACK PAIN/INSTABILIY (Especially after C-section/natural birth)
  • CAN’T STRENGTHEN CORE
  • WOMEN, MEN, AND CHILDREN CAN ALL HAVE THIS ISSUE
  • OUTIE BELLY BUTTON AFTER PREGNANCY
  • STILL LOOK PREGNANT 6 MONTHS OR LONGER AFTER DELIVERY

 

WHAT IS DIASTASIS RECTI/ABDOMINAL SEPARATION

Diastasis Recti  (Abdominal Muscle Tearing/Separation) is associated with many different conditions including hernia’s, lower back pain, stomach surgery, tummy tuck, C-section delivery, pregnancy, etc..     The separation of the abdominal muscles can happen many different ways and most people don’t even know they have diastasis recti.   Many people suffering from this condition is caused from lifting heavy weights, pregnancy, abdominal surgery, C-Sections, and repetitive motion from sports.  Some typical symptoms can be but are not limited to low back pain, unstable SI, belly not flattening out and a stomach bulge/hernia.

Today with the correct therapy, there is an easy solution to mend the abdominal separation back together bringing stability to the core, low back, and SI joint.  Correcting this issue may take as little as a few weeks and can provide a flatter belly, a stronger core, and a decrease of pain in the lower back and even up to the neck.  We have seen protruding belly buttons go back into the abdomen and hernias disappear.   To correct this issue we have found a specific process for treatment that has an extremely high percentage for correcting this issue.

TREATMENT PLAN TO FIX

This process starts with a consult with a doctor to quickly determine if you suffer from Diastis Recti.  The next step is 4-6 visits with a highly trained therapist in diastasis recti providing support through kinesio tape and Frequency Specific Micro therapy to the area.   During this time the patient can rent a frequency specific microcurrent machine for 7 days and run a program that will help heal  and repair the tear.  At this point the separation is healed up and needs to be strengthened to hold in place.  Then, the final important phase is 2-3 visits with “our” functional exercise specialist to rebuild that area and give exercises which are personally tailored to meet your specific needs.  After that you are good to go with a flatter and stronger core.