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My Husband Tore His Rectus Abdominis Muscle 8 Weeks Ago. Is Surgery the Solution?

He has been in pain since he tore the muscle. He just started physical therapy two weeks ago but hasn't seemed to help but feels worse after... READ MORE

My Rectus Diastasis is Wide and Dr. is Concerned the Stitches Won't Hold, Should I be Concerned? (photo)

Plastic surgeon concerned about the stitches holding it together. What are the chances of internal stitches not holding? Is there a way to triple... READ MORE

I Had Tummy Tuck, is It Possible to Tear Internal Permanent Sutures Holding the Rectus Abdominal Muscles Together?

I Had Tummy Tuck, is It Possible to Tear Internal Permanent Sutures Holding the Rectus Abdominal Muscles Together? READ MORE

Is the Repair of a Permanent Separation of the Rectus Abdominal Muscle a Medical Necessity?

My stomach is shot no control of abs, can barely suck stomach in. I cannot plank. I cannot do situps. I get a horrible cramp in my one ab muscle when... READ MORE

Rectus Abdominis Endometreosis and Tummy Tuck Surgery

I have endometreosis on rectus abdominas muscle that must be surgically removed. Doctor advised this would be good opportunity for tummy tuck. What... READ MORE

I'm Having an Extended TT, Do I Need Muscle Repair with One Cm Seperation?

I am having an extended tummy tuck in about 8 weeks, i have a 1/2" separation of rectus muscle (at 3 1/2 years post pregnancy) do i need a muscle... READ MORE

My Doctor Has Offered to Suture my Rectus Abdominis to Fix my Diastasis Recti During my 2nd C-section. What Would You Advise?

I have done the Tupler exercises after my first pregnancy and I workout daily. I'm thin and my skin looks pretty nice other than the gaping hole... READ MORE

Can I Get Rid of Hard Tissue Along Rectus Abdominus After 10 Year Old Tummy Tuck?

It is hard and constrictive along my rectus abdominus region. I had a tummy tuck 10 yrs ago. It is difficult for me to stretch backwards and even take... READ MORE

When feeling your rectus muscle, how much space between the muscles would be considered normal?

I am scheduled for a tummy tuck which may or may not include rectus muscle tightening. I have not had children, but have had a significant weight loss... READ MORE

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