Mindfulness is all the rage recently and it couldn't come at a better time in our lives. The role of Women and Mother's is evolving rapidly within our society and has evolved rapidly in the last 50 years, so much so that the support system required for our new evolution is tremendously lacking. We are getting sick, fat, frustrated and lord knows what else. So, what we know today is that it isn't easy and we can't have it all, no matter how hard we try. Something has gotta giv
Pregnancy to Motherhood is one of the most beautiful journeys and there is nothing I love more then to support a Woman during this transition time.
I am a Webster certified chiropractor and I work with Mama's to achieve pelvic alignment, so Mama doesn't have to be in pain during pregnancy and babe can get into the right position and drop down into the pelvic inlet- ready for go time. But once that is completed, so much more goes on before a Woman can get comfortable and rela
Diastasis Recti is the separation of the rectus abdominus muscle( our 6 pack muscle). Let me first state that this muscle is in fact two distinct muscles separated by a line of connective tissue called the linea alba. So, for all intensive purposes this muscle is technically already separated. The condition Diastasis Recti occurs when the normal separation becomes larger than it should. > 2.7cm or 2 finger widths. This separation is found in: - Pregnancy - Postnatal popul
1. Core The inner core muscles, are the most important muscles that must rehabilitated after baby (after baby means 6weeks or 60years) Have a quick look at the pic...diaphragm, transverse abdominis, pelvic floor and multifidi (small muscles in the back) To rehab these muscles we must learn how to breathe again....diaphragmatically breathe that is. Look back to the diaphragmatic breathing blog, as rib cage and pelvic alignment are key with the breathing pattern. 2. Kegels...ye
Posture develops within a baby’s first year of life. This means that most babies follow similar motor development patterns in the first year of life. One study suggested 70% of babies developed “normally” while 30% had central coordination disturbances. I hate the word normal and would prefer ideal. This gives us an opportunity to look for key milestones. Remember that there are variations of ideal. Not reaching a milestone in the expected timeframe is not a catastrophic occu