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Did you know that your Diaphragm is a key Core muscle? It’s also the main muscle for Breathing! Breathing seems so simple but many do it in a way that is Suboptimal for their Core, Pelvic Floor and Spine. ⭐️Do you hold your breath or does your lower belly bulge out when you work your “Core”? ⭐️Are you performing Kegels correctly or do you bear down into your Pelvic Floor? ⭐️We explore these questions and teach you how to properly train your Core with ...
Posted on 2019-03-15
Our Core & Pelvic Floor ReBoot Camp on March 23 has SOLD OUT! So we’ve added a New Date: April 13, 12noon-2pm. This Workshop is appropriate for physicaltherapists and BOTH Men & Women who want to improve 1)Their Core & Pelvic Floor Health and/or 2) Wanna look better on the beach this summer and/or 3) Have a diastasis (ab separation) and want professional assessment + exercises you can do immediately to help. New: We’ve teamed up with triathlete and nutrition exp...
Posted on 2019-03-11
This patient is 3 months postpartum and kind enough to allow us to demonstrate what her 3 finger Diastasis looks like in real time with movement. See our previous post on what a Diastasis Recti is (a weakening of the fascia, linea alba causing separation of the 2 sides of the rectus abdominus aka 6 pack muscle). She had a C-section and is in fairly good shape. You can see the “doming” or “coning” in the center of her abdominal wall when she bends backwards. But almost imm...
Posted on 2019-03-11
We usually associate Diastasis Recti (see our previous post about Ab separation) with Pregnancy but it happens in Men also! In the video below, you can see this client’s “doming” or “coning” when asked to lift his head. Why does this happen? It can be due to carrying extra weight in the middle or an issue with regulating intra-abdominal pressure. Heavy lifting can sometimes lead to hernias due to the high levels of intra-abdominal pressure to stabilize the spine. Go...
Posted on 2019-03-11
Happy Chinese New Year! We know it’s the Year the Pig 🐷 but @ironptmom is really into dragons 🐉So we decided to post this video of her with her Dragon pants👖on 😂 . ⭐️Here’s a video of her working with a client with low back pain and blending some ART (Active Release Technique) with an exercise on the Pilates Chair to open up the Right side of her spine. It’s ACTIVE for both the client and the therapist 👌dragonlady pilat...
Posted on 2019-02-08
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