Unfortunately, diastasis recti is usually treated only with invasive surgery. Many medical providers don’t know how to strengthen your abdominals safely, without tearing your abdominals even more.
When it comes to treating diastasis recti, many medical providers are quick to tell you that surgery is your only option or that nothing can be done. For many patients, this can be a costly mistake, leading to years of embarrassment and suffering.
Postpartum Diastasis Recti Treatment:
- Pelvic floor strengthening exercises
- Deep stomach muscle exercises
Pre-pregnancy Diastasis Recti Prevention Practice:
- Strengthening your core
- Abdominal exercises
- Pelvic floor exercises
- Oblique muscles strengthening
It’s important to see a diastasis recti physical therapist, as there are exercises you want to avoid that could make your condition worse.