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4 Body Aches that are Signs of Core Weakness

4 body aches that are signs of core weakness, the tummy team

There are a lot of movements we do every day around the house that can put us in compromising postures leading to pain, dysfunction, fatigue and even injury. Most of the time we simply push through the pain. Sometimes, well-meaning clients think the solution is an intense “boot camp” style workout regimen. Unfortunately, neither of those solutions address the real issue: functional core weakness. Functional Core Weakness is defined as the inability of the muscles…
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10 Body Fails Connected to the Core

  At The Tummy Team, we focus on helping clients rebuild internal core strength and then help them implement that foundational strength into all of their daily postures and activities.  This is what we refer to as Functional Core Rehabilitation.  Every body has an optimal level of functioning.  The balance between our muscles and the postures we move in dramatically impact this function. Often when the body seems to been failing you, it is only…
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3 Common Symptoms You Did Not Know Were Related to Diastasis Recti

Diastasis recti is a separation of the abdominal wall where the connective tissue that runs directly down the center of your tummy – the linea alba – is stretched and weak. While diastasis recti is a diagnosis, it is also a symptom of something larger. When you have a weak internal corset muscle (known as your transverse abdominis) and are unaware of chronic movements and postures that consistently create forward forceful pressure on the linea alba,…
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Your Muscles Are Talking. Are You Listening?

  Did you know your muscles talk to you? Our bodies were designed to be balanced and aligned with the perpendicular pull of gravity.  Our bodies are intended to have a perfect balance point between the right and the left, the front and the back.  When you are off balance for an extended period of time, your body starts to act like a muscular tug of war.  And only one muscle can win. Pain, strain, and tension all come…
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Is Core Rehab Really Possible Online?

The question we asked for a long time: can you *really* achieve core rehab through an online program? Rehab is personal and specific, and people have the best results when we can see them and treat them specifically.  But the reality is there are a limited number of therapists who do what we do and yet so many women (and men) who need core rehab. So we set out to answer this question. I (Kelly, PT, and owner of…
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Diastasis and Digestion Issues

  The Tummy Team can help with a variety of issues from simple back pain to a severe diastasis. We have helped women of all ages and even men too, but a large portion of our clients tend to be postpartum mothers. We have a soft spot for postpartum mothers because our program came from a personal desire to find healing for diastasis – which is most often caused by pregnancy. Though we know our program…
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