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Update on Diastasis Recti Abdominis (DRA) – It’s not just about closing the gap.

This coming weekend I will be attending the Bellies Inc Course for Pelvic Floor Physiotherapists in Ontario.  Their vision is to help eliminate "Mummy Tummy" - aka Diastasis Rectus Abdominis - by providing education, training and products.  DRA It is a common condition that can affect a men and women, and it seems to be [...]

By | October 29th, 2014|Exercises, Post-natal, Research, Women's Health|0 Comments

What Do Stretch Marks Have to do with the Pelvic Floor?

Stretch marks and pelvic floor weakness. Who knew there was a connection???  Well, apparently there is. I read a fascinating article written by Salter et al.  that was published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology in 2006.  The researchers noticed that both women with pelvic floor muscle weakness and women with striae (stretch marks) have [...]

By | July 15th, 2013|Childbirth, Post-natal, Pregnancy, Research, Women's Health|0 Comments
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