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Why you should start massaging your c-section scar? 0

Posted on 19, April 2019

in Category Back and Neck Pain, C-section, Diastasis Recti, Pilates Classes, Post Natal, Uncategorized, Workshops

  Why you should start massaging your c-section scar? Have you had a c-section? Does your scar ever cause pain and pull when performing day to day tasks? Do you feel a tingling or numbness around or on your c-section scar? Does your c-section scar feel lumpy and have a bulge above the scar that does not seem to disappear? Do you suffer from back pain? Do you have a SIJ pain that with treatment has not improved? If you have answered any of those with a yes, then it could be time to invest in some remedial massage therapy [&hellip

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What is a Diastasis Recti? How do i know if i have it and how do i fix it? 0

Posted on 16, October 2018

in Category Diastasis Recti, Exercises, Pilates Classes, Post Natal

What is a Diastasis Recti?  How do you know you have it and how to fix it? A Diastasis Recti or DR is the widening of the gap between the 2 sections of the Rectus Abdominus or (6 pack muscles) The split occurs at the Linea Alba, the mid line collagen structures of connective tissue at the front of the abdomen. (see image) 100% of women have some level of diastasis of the rectus abdominis in the third trimester (Diane Lee, 2013) 66% of women with a DR have some level of pelvic floor dysfunction   The Linea Alba no [&hellip

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