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Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
If the diastasis is-: -something U were born with,U can exercise all U want. I have 1 & do all I want for abdominal muscles. If it's an incisional Dias. U need 2 speak ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Maybe.: There are several "crunch" type exercises which can worsen diastasis. Strengthening the transverse abdominus first can be very helpful in both closing ... Read More
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Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends on kind of: exercises that you do. Repeated crunches and heavy lifting are likely to increase the diastasis, but core training like push ups and planks and overa ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Johnston-Jones
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Partially: Sahrmann exercises can help build abdominal strength (especially in abs below the belly bottom), and have been shown to partially correct the distasis ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Wont help: This a spreading of your two rectus halves with thinning of the conection not made of muscle made of fascia thin fascia wont become stronger. With exe ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Surgery: The only way to correct that is with a very simple surgery that helps to bring the 2 sides of your linea alba together. Very common for some women to ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
I would see your ob: gyn first for evaluation
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
I vote NOT HELPFUL: This separation is correctable only with sugery! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
That works!: Belly binding wrap around your torso to help close the diastasis recti gap, 'hold you in', and add support to your lower back.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Usually not: Diastasis recti is lateral separation of the rectus muscles that run vertically on either side of the midline of the abdomen, usually caused by pregna ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not usually...but: Diastasis Recti can cause lower back pain , constipation, and urologic issues. In extreme cases, the tissue may tear, and organs may poke out of the ... Read More
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