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Can Diastasis Recti Heal on its own?

Diastasis recti, often referred to simply as diastasis, is a condition characterized by the separation of the abdominal muscles, specifically the rectus abdominis. This condition is most commonly seen in postpartum women but can also affect men and women of all ages due to factors like rapid weight gain, heavy lifting, or certain abdominal exercises. […]

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Managing Shoulder Pain Postpartum

The journey of motherhood is a beautiful and transformative experience, but it comes with its fair share of challenges. For many women, the postpartum period can be marked by physical discomfort, including shoulder pain and pelvic floor issues. We want to highlight the common causes of shoulder pain postpartum and the potential benefits of physical

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Top 5 Benefits of Working with a Pregnancy and Postpartum Fitness Specialist

If you are currently pregnant, postpartum or even years postpartum, you may wonder or have wondered about how to get back into a fitness routine. You may have searched the internet for pregnancy or postpartum exercises to do and it may have confused you even further.  A helpful source for good guidance would be partnering

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Why partner with a PT when doing online programs

We know there are many options of online programs now for postpartum women. There are some amazing ones out there that can be really helpful when healing your body after a baby, we have one as well called Moms Made Stronger. We wanted to provide some guidance today about why we strongly believe you should

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Sharing Tips for Postpartum Recovery on KSDK Show Me St. Louis

Wednesday morning March 22nd, Dr. Brooke Kalisiak, joined Mary Caltrider in studio on KSDK Show Me St. Louis.  She talked about the importance of help for postpartum recovery. (Not everyone bounces back, in fact, most women don’t bounce back after baby.) Dr. Kalisiak also shared 3 tips for early postpartum recovery: Deep breathing can be

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