Pelvic floor symptoms historically are neglected by the medical community. Dismissing valid symptoms and offering ridiculous remedies cause women to power through what they are feeling and ultimately causes more damage. The Tummy Team was actually created to help validate, educate and offer clinically proven solutions for common core and pelvic floor symptoms.
Have you noticed how quickly pelvic floor issues are dismissed by the medical community? The sole reason that The Tummy Team exists is that I (Kelly Dean, MPT, and founder) was completely dismissed by the medical community and I refused to give up my search for answers to why my body was falling apart. When the doctor or physical therapist dismisses
When we feel weak and disconnected from our core we typically turn to a new fitness routine. But what we might really need is functional core rehab.
Diastasis recti (a separated abdominal wall) is so under-diagnosed that most people are unaware that they might be suffering from a condition that needs rehab – not
There are a lot of movements we do every day around the house that can put us in compromising postures leading to pain, dysfunction, fatigue and even injury. Most of the time we simply push through the pain. Sometimes, well-meaning clients think the solution is an intense “boot camp” style workout regimen. Unfortunately, neither
Mothers are working all the time. Whether you are a working mom or stay at home mom, you are always working, and it often involves a lot of compromised postures. These compromised postures and body mechanics usually lead to pain and dysfunction. Because mothers are excellent at powering through pain, oftentimes many years go by before they stop and think, “what happened?”
Have you ever considered the physical demands of motherhood? We focus so much on that workout we can squeeze into nap time or after work, yet we often underestimate the invisible workout we are doing all day, every day. The Tummy Team focuses on supporting and strengthening women for all the different seasons or motherhood. Let’s examine the seasons of motherhood and embrace the way our body is
At The Tummy Team we focus on helping clients rebuild internal core strength and then help them implement that foundational strength into all of their daily postures and activities. This is what we refer to as Functional Core Rehabilitation. Every body has an optimal level of functioning. The balance between our muscles and the postures
Have you ever felt like all of a sudden your body is falling apart? Simple things you were capable of in the past are now quite challenging. Or you have pain that seems to make no logical sense. Possibly one of the most common sentiments we hear from our clients is “why is my body falling apart?” Or, “I am too young to
It takes a lot of courage to come forward when injustice and abuse has taken place. For many who have experienced trauma, recent news about the Nassar case has not been an easy topic to read or follow. I appreciate this season of women rising to bring awareness to sexual abuse and violations of trust in the medical
“Common is not the same as normal.” We say this every day at The Tummy Team. Sadly, so many of the clients we work with have settled for less than their best life because they have accepted their symptoms as normal consequences of having children or getting older. In many cases, clients have already attempted all the typical things: weight loss, couch to 5K, extreme fitness