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5 Questions to Evaluate Pelvic Floor Strength

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Women in our culture suffer from a variety of issues related to the pelvic floor that either get ignored or ineffectively addressed by the medical community. As we say a lot at The Tummy Team: “Common and normal are not the same things.” Just because the symptoms women deal with are becoming very common, does not…
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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…
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Fearless Living, Testimony 2

When we turn the corner on a new year most people can’t help but stop and reflect on their life. For many this means making New Years Resolutions – most of which seem to center around body image. While there is nothing wrong with setting those kinds of goals, most women get trapped in the…
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The Water Challenge – A PT’s Perspective

  We are ready to accept challenges for better health habits, but are we really ready for better health? I’ve been invited to participate in all sorts of health challenges. Most of them start with a good health habit and then get gradually more challenging. The most recent challenge I was invited to join was known as…
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Walking on Water – Living With Pelvic Floor Issues

  One of my dear friends recently sent a meme to me that said, “A perfect metaphor of my life is ‘someone trying to stand on a hammock.’” Of course, being a physical therapist, the first thing I thought about was my pelvic floor. Do you relate to that? Do you feel as if your pelvic floor has…
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Healing Sciatica Pain From Pregnancy

  We believe women do not have to fall apart after birthing children! We offer a Core Foundations course that can help heal sciatica pain, diastasis recti, and other symptoms of core weakness. We have helped many moms and welcomed many babies into our little family. Below is the story of Katie (and baby Lydia too!) about how she…
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