abdominal separation Tag

Many clients I see are really keen to get back into shape and exercise after having baby, but steps should be taken to protect the pelvic floor and core prior to engaging in any high impact or high intensity exercise. As Accredited Exercise Physiologist’s we can help support new mothers regain their fitness and strength through safe, functional and effective training and rehabilitation. Women who suffer from abdominal separation, are more likely to experience back-ache, hernias, pelvic girdle pain and pelvic floor dysfunction so it’s essential to rehab these muscles after pregnancy. About diastasis recti (abdominal separation) Diastasis Recti, or abdominal separation, is...

As a mum, you’ve experienced physiological changes that are unique to females and which are unable to be replicated in any other situation. Your body has undertaken a transformation, which commenced the moment they became pregnant and continues well beyond birth of a child. Generally, mums experiencing an uncomplicated delivery will receive a green light to exercise at 4 to 6 weeks postpartum (after delivery), whereas those healing from a cesarean delivery may need additional time. Women who consistently exercised before pregnancy and remained physically active throughout pregnancy often can return to their pre-pregnancy routines fairly quickly once given medical clearance. When...