Your Muscles Are Talking. Are You Listening?

  Did you know your muscles talk to you? Our bodies were designed to be balanced and aligned with the perpendicular pull of gravity. Our bodies are intended to have a perfect balance point between the right and the left, the front and the back. When you are off-balance for an extended period of time, your body starts to act …

The Splint is Temporary, Your Transverse is Forever!

At The Tummy Team, we get so many questions about abdominal splinting. We offer a lot of information on our website about the benefits of splinting, types of abdominal splints, why we splint and more. Yet, there is still a lot of misinformation out there. Even for clients within our programs, the concept of splinting is often incorrect. In addition, …

Intimacy and Diastasis Recti

Let’s be clear, I am not a specialist in the area of intimacy. Nor do I feel like I am a pelvic floor specialist (although it is very intimately connected to the core so I have learned quite a bit through the years of specializing in core rehabilitation). The bottom line is…sex is important! Intimacy is essential in a healthy …

Small Habits, Big Difference

Small habits can make a big difference. So you think core rehabilitation at The Tummy Team is only for postpartum moms? Maybe you’d believe we can help a few men if they were older and had declining health. But what about even a healthy, lean 19-year old? Nick is a healthy, active man who spends most days sitting at his desk as …

The Fear of Falling: How Fear can Limit your Rehab

I realize there are many options out there that can help with diastasis recti and I know people passionately believe in what they do. I have no desire to critique other programs and I do not feel the need to be competitive or compare ourselves. There are plenty of people looking for help and many different approaches to healing. Instead, I spend my free time furthering my understanding …