The Real Skinny on a Postpartum Belly

Yesterday a beautiful lady came into my office having delivered her 3rd baby just 12 weeks ago.  She was lamenting that her belly isn’t flattening like her last two pregnancies.  She said a friend had told her she still looked pregnant.  After some tears on her part, and hand-holding on …

Postpartum Core Rehab Class

You have had a baby and you are ready to start exercising again.  Help your body to heal and recover from your pregnancy while making your core stronger.  Our Postpartum Core Rehab Class will begin on January 13, 2018 and continue for 5 weeks until February 10, 2018.  It will …

Cyber Monday Super Sales

These Don’t-Miss sales are going on right now from our wonderful friends.  Some prices will be going up next year so stop by and get the savings now. Click Here to go to Fit2B Sale       Click Here to go to The Tummy Team Sale      

When Another’s Words Speaks Volumes

by Cheryl She came privately to me in 2013.  She was about one year postpartum from her first child.  She was a very busy working mom who didn’t take time for herself.  After doing a complete evaluation I found her diastasis was extremely deep and her spirit was completely broken. …

Ignoring Abdominal Separation and/or Pelvic Floor Issues

Are there risks if I ignore my abdominal separation or pelvic floor issues? In a word, yes.  Our core works together as a piston system from the bottom up – all parts must work to be fully functional. If one muscle of that core is not working, weak, dysfunctional or …

Why We Ask You To Wear A Splint Throughout Core Rehabilitation

All through the medical world splints have been used for broken bones, or muscle and ligament tears. Crude splints from tree limbs have been fashioned when no other options are available. Nowadays we are using a splint in core rehabilitation to aid in the healing process. But why use a …

Prenatal Moms, Don’t Wait Until After the Baby to Strengthen Your Core!

So often I hear the comment from a pregnant mama … “I know I have a diastasis so as soon as I am done with this pregnancy I will do something about it…” This makes me just want to look deep into their eyes and tell them…No!! Don’t wait!!   Start …

The Five Stages of Grief Dealing with a Diastasis

GUEST POST: By Lyndsey Halik, Owner of abdominalFIX in Bellingham, Washington. I met Lyndsey in New York at our Tupler Technique® training, and as a teacher and mother of three, she has encouraged me on many levels and appreciate her wisdom and great insight. In this article Lyndsey defined the …

Welcome to my first Strong Tummies Blog and New Website!!!

I am very excited to be up and running. If you don’t know me or what I do, I call it true “Core” Rehabilitation, focusing mainly on diastasis recti. What is that, you ask? A very common medical condition experienced by women, men, and even children. We all hear about …