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Category: Abdominal Splinting

Bringing Truth to the Controversy of Abdominal Splinting

The Tummy Team recommends abdominal splinting with about 95% of our core rehab clients. Abdominal splinting can be an effective component of the comprehensive rehab process. However, there are several misconceptions about splinting and as a result, some controversy in the medical community about the use of an abdominal rehab splint. The controversy is that…
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3 Guidelines for Splinting with Prolapse

  Pelvic organ prolapse is when one of your pelvic organs drops and pushes against the walls of your vagina. If you have this condition, it may feel like pressure against your vaginal canal, a bulging, or as if something is ‘falling out.’ Prolapse can occur when the muscles of your pelvic floor have experienced…
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4 Misconceptions about Abdominal Splinting

Historically many cultures around the world have used belly binding or abdominal splinting as a common postpartum practice. There are considerable benefits to abdominal splinting (even beyond postpartum needs), yet many tend to discourage the practice based on misconceptions. So what is it, exactly? An abdominal splint is a medical-grade, non-constricting support that reinforces the…
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The Splint is Temporary, Your Transverse is Forever!

  At The Tummy Team, we get so many questions about abdominal splinting. We offer a lot of information on our website about the benefits of splinting, types of abdominal splints, why we splint and more. Yet, there is still a lot of misinformation out there. Even for clients within our programs, the concept of…
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