Questions concerning Diastasis recti. Will exercise help? (photos)
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Diastasis Recti is Corrected with A Tummy Tuck
Diastasis recti is separation of the rectus muscles, usually caused by expansion of the abdomen due to pregnancy or weight gain. The muscle separation results in bulging of the tummy.
Unfortunately, diastasis recti is very difficult to prevent. Having strong abdominal muscles and limiting weight gain during pregnancy can help.
Diastasis recti is corrected with a tummy tuck. Exercises will not correct the problem. A girdle can help reduce the bulging.
I hope this helps.
Larry Fan, MD
Prevention and nonoperative treatment of Diastasis
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Diastasis recti and exercise
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