A GoulaFIT Success Story

Have you ever heard of or been diagnosed with Diastasis Recti? This separation of the abdominals from the central connective tissue is very common during pregnancy and can lead to some pretty serious muscular imbalances throughout the entire body. It is very common to have some degree of Diastasis following a pregnancy and often it resolves on it's own over the following 6-12 months. However, it can persist and sometimes is so severe that it requires medical attention. The bummer is that most practitioners never check for this or alert us of the possibility of its existence. As a result, many women (myself included) resume our normal routines only to suffer from symtoms like sciatica, low back or neck/shoulder pain.

We sometimes fall into the mindset of, "it must be part of being a mom." I know this happened to me. I just accepted the periodic episodes of pain that would knock me down for a day or two at a time. Then I learned how to muscularly stabilize my diastasis and boy did...

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