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Treatments For Diastasis Recti
Avoid Beer Belly: Treatment needs to be geared to the cause: if due to weight gain, weight loss is "key"; following pregnancy, a "tummy tuck"(abdominoplasty) can restore the anatomy; if due to heavy lifting, try to avoid that. Most importantly, diastasis is predominantly a cosmetic problem that should not affect function. ...Read more
How much can I expect to pay for a diastasis recti repair if my insurance is covering my hernia(s) repair?
That sounds normal -: To me. The mesh and scar tissue both would cause hardness/tightening of the abdo wall. In my opinion that was the aim of the procedure, to prevent the diastasis from recurring. ...Read more
Im 18 and possibly got a diastasis recti, can it be fixed with out surgery? And what is a cause? And can I still gym with it?
I have diastasis recti and i suspect it is the cause of my back pain. How can I determine that it is definitely the cause of my pain?
The diastasis means: that the muscles and fascia that hold in Ur abdominal organs has failed & any valsalva maneuver will stress the remaining thin fascia & the peritoneal lining is stretched, & the peritoneum is very sensitive 2 stretch & resultant pressure. Lifting, sneezing, coughing can all cause symptoms. If interfering with Ur ADLS & quality of life, have it repaired. ...Read more