Diastasis recti is an increased distance between the rectus abdominis muscles at the midline caused by weakness in the anterior abdominal wall. Diastasis recti’s signs and symptoms caused by diastasis recti are common patient complaints to healthcare providers in many different clinical settings, including emergency medicine, plastic surgery, general surgery, family medicine, and obstetrics and gynecology. Diastasis recti treatment is somewhat controversial and ranges from recommendations for conservative management with lifestyle modifications and exercises to recommendations for surgical repair with mesh . This case study looks at options for effective treatment on the condition with particular interest in postpartum recovery.
Keywords: Neurolymphatic Stimulation; Diastasis Recti
Paula Nutting. “Neurolymphatic Stimulation and Low Load Exercise Prescription as Treatment for Diastasis Recti: A Case Study”. EC Orthopaedics 14.3 (2023): 19-29.
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