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Blog Tag: postpartum fitness

MYTH BUSTS! BREATHING! BASELINES! Podcast with the Connected Yoga Teacher

Podcast-a-palooza! I’m back with another great interviewer asking in-depth questions on how we can optimize post-partum recovery. We talked about starting that path before you even get pregnant and finding your pre-pregnancy baselines so you understand YOUR norm and what changed. We also bust some myths about “fixing your anterior tilt” and assuming every pregnant women...

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PT Below the Waist Podcast

PT Below the Waist Podcast with Jessica and Jamille This podcast was a lot of fun! Debunked movement and fitness restrictions we put on our pelvic health, ortho and sports medicine clients and sent empowering, hopeful, problem solving messages instead. Both to YOU, the practitioner, and to the fit and wanna be fit females we...

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Diastasis research

Can we talk about diastasis research?

Dear Diastasis Community-Can we talk about diastasis research?  Recently, I returned to school to pursue my DPT (a clinical doctorate in physical therapy). My middle schooler and high schooler have assured me that it can’t possibly be as hard as what they are studying, so I am not allowed any whining. Which sucks because Pharmacology...

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Diastasis gap

How bad is my diastasis?

In a recent blog, we discussed a normal diastasis gap, a naturally occurring separation necessary for the function of the abdominal wall. Growing in our understanding of what is normal or natural before having children, can help us establish more appropriate rehabilitation and fitness expectations, programs and goals for pregnancy and pregnancy recovery (please read this...

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Normal Diastasis

What is a normal diastasis?

What is a normal diastasis? One of my favorite things to do clinically is to reassure women that they don’t have a ‘diastasis’. And yes, I just used air quotes (written air quotes, but…not to be sarcastic, instead to ease women’s minds). I love telling them that yes, you have a gap, technically a ‘diastasis’....

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