Post Partum Patient with 9 Finger Diastasis Recti

Posted by on Feb 23, 2015 in Diastasis recti

Undergoing physical therapy with us following delivery of twins and then 2 years later a singleton, this lovely post partum patient’s diastasis recti (separation of the rectus abdominis muscles) has started to close by 2 fingers above, at, and below the umbilicus or navel. We have her in an abdominal binder 24 hours 7 days per week, performing advanced manual therapies, neuromuscular rehabilitation of her core muscles, visceral mobilization, biomechanics and movement re-education, breathing re-education, and prescriptive therapeutic exercises! She is on her way to a full recovery or to being very prepared for possible needed surgical correction. Update 03/02/15: She is now down to 6 fingers width at umbilicus and above, 5 fingers width below!

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