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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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How much time does it take to fully recover your pelvic floor after pregnancy?

Bringing a new life into the world is a transformative and beautiful experience, but it also comes with significant changes to a woman’s body. Post-pregnancy recovery is a crucial phase that requires time, patience, and sometimes, professional guidance such as pelvic floor physical therapy (PT). The answer to how long it takes to recover is

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5 Reasons you should see a pelvic physical therapist while you are pregnant:

Pregnancy is a journey marked by numerous changes and challenges, both physically and emotionally. Amid the excitement and anticipation, it’s crucial not to overlook the importance of caring for your pelvic floor health. This often-neglected area plays a significant role in your overall physical well-being during and after pregnancy. Seeking the expertise of a Pelvic

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3 Causes Of Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy and How You Can Relieve Them

If you’re reading this, then congratulations! Pregnancy is a gift, and you should be treasuring this special time nurturing your growing baby. Unfortunately, pelvic pain during pregnancy is often unavoidable without a helping hand. Have you encountered muscle or joint pain during your 1st, 2nd, or 3rd trimester? If the answer is YES, this blog

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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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