If your six-pack is split down the middle after pregnancy or due to overtraining, you are no doubt willing to try anything to pull it back together. The Internet offers scores of solutions for resolving diastasis rectus abdominis, or DRA, ranging from tips on bracing and binding, to exercises designed to bridge the gap. However, doing a few exercises a day and forcing your abs together by binding them may be insufficient to resolve DRA.
Whether you realize it or not, you use your abs all day long, to produce movement, stabilize your pelvis and support your spine. Yet most of us pay little attention to alignment during everyday movements, or when sitting or standing still. And therein lies the key to resolving DRA — being aware of and correcting your alignment, all day long.
Help for DRA in NYC
Unless you have a degree in exercise science or are a trained athlete or fitness professional, you may need help understanding how to align your body correctly during exercise and daily activities. The sports medicine professionals at NYDNRehab can teach you correct body alignment and design a balanced exercise program to help resolve your DRA. We use state-of-the art technology and advanced retraining methods to identify movement deficiencies and help you correct them. Contact NYDNRehab today, and say goodbye to DRA.
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