What is Diastasis Recti?
Diastasis recti or abdominal separation is the opening of the abdominal wall due to expanding tissue throughout pregnancy. This can happen in anyone that experiences high amounts of abdominal pressure but studies show that about 40% of women have diastasis at six months after birth.
Why It Can Be Important to Deal With Diastasis Recti
The abdominal wall holds your internal organs and stabilizes your core. Adversely affecting your body's capability to do so, Diastasis Recti can lead to chronic low back pain, urinary incontinence, constipation, pain during sex, as well as hip, pelvis, and sciatic pain.
What Can Be Done About Diastasis Recti
Treatment of Diastasis Recti following consulting your primary physician can be conducted in many different ways depending on the specific needs of the client. What it does not require however is the typical patterns associated with mainstream fitness application for core strength. Doing crunches and sit-ups will only exacerbate the issue and puts wear on other parts of the body thus diminishing the benefit further.
Why Austin Fitness Clinic Makes Sense
Austin Fitness Clinic isn’t your typical gym. With over 20 years of experience in fitness, Austin Fitness Clinic has helped clients with goal oriented approaches to postural dysfunctions, pre/post surgery fitness regimen, and post rehabilitation fitness. The approach is simple: give the client targeted fitness to achieve their specific goals while incorporating aspects of total body fitness that every human needs.
The reason this is so effective is in part because this perspective of true fitness isn’t mainstream so is not found at most gyms and fitness centers. It is also due to societal norms that can take us out of balance from true health. This is where Austin Fitness Clinic comes in to educate and eradicate these imbalances.