Tag Archives: physical therapy and rehab

Diastasis Recti Abdominis- An “Ab-Splitting” Situation

by in Chiropractic Care, Physical Therapy and Rehab November 4, 2013

It may sound like a Harry Potter spell, but in reality this condition can be pretty serious! Diastasis means “separation” and the Recti Abdominis refer to your “six-pack abs”. These muscles attach to the linea alba (meaning “white line”) which runs from the xiphoid process to the pubic symphysis. Causes1: Sustained intra-abdominal pressure due to […]

Pelvic Floor Exercises for Women

by in Medical Care, Physical Therapy and Rehab, Wellness April 29, 2013

Life’s events can weaken the pelvic floor muscles that help support the bladder. Pregnancy, childbirth, aging, and being overweight can lead to poor control over these muscles. Luckily, when these muscles get weak, you can help make them stronger again! Women with bladder control problems can regain control through pelvic floor exercises (Kegel’s). Some people […]