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Category: Rehab Professionals

What The Tummy Team (and our clients) Want REHAB Professionals to Know about Diastasis Recti

What The Tummy Team (and our clients) Want REHAB Professionals to Know about Diastasis Recti The Tummy Team was founded by Kelly Dean who is a physical therapist with over 20 years of clinical experience after Kelly realized that there were simply not enough physical therapists who know how to effectively treat diastasis recti.  Like many PT’s, Chiropractors and other rehab Professionals, Kelly received very little information about diastasis recti in her schooling or continuing…
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What Men Need to Know about Diastasis Recti

The Tummy Team is an international online Physical Therapy Clinic that specializes in Functional Core Rehabilitation and specifically the treatment of diastasis recti.  We have been helping clients heal abdominal wall damage and restore their core for over a decade and have designed several online rehab programs to help clients around the world.  After years of clinical work, we launched our online course Core Foundations for Men to exclusively address the issues that uniquely affect…
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Diastasis Recti & Pregnancy – What You Need to Know

The Tummy Team works with prenatal and postpartum women to prepare the core and pelvic floor for a strong pregnancy and delivery and healthy birth recovery. One of the conditions we specialize in is diastasis recti. We get tons of questions about diastasis recti and pregnancy and hope to help expecting moms everywhere have the answers they need to be strong for motherhood.  Here are a handful of common questions (and our answers) that most…
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The Tummy Team’s Guide to Checking for Diastasis

The Tummy Team’s Guide to Checking for Diastasis Diastasis Recti is a midline separation of the right and left sides of the abdominal wall. It can happen to men and women, regardless of age, weight or fitness level. It is caused by the most common compensation pattern for Functional Core Weakness: consistent forward and forceful pressure against the abdominal wall. This pressure can be from chronic poor postures, traditional abdominal exercises like crunches, sit-ups or…
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Diastasis Recti Awareness

Diastasis Recti Awareness During the month of July, we hope to educate and empower professionals with knowledge and resources about Diastasis Recti so they can feel confident in supporting their unique communities. What do we (and our clients) wish professionals knew about Diastasis Recti? The Tummy Team acknowledges there is a gap in the knowledge base of most medical, rehab, fitness and birth professionals related to diastasis recti and we want to be a part…
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