Archive | C-Section

2015 Diastasis Research Update + 16 Lesser-Discussed, KEY Pieces of the Puzzle

Are you working with women experiencing Diastasis Recti?  If yes, I think you’ll love this blog…… On February 10th I was immensely honoured to be asked to present alongside my friend and colleague Women’s Health Physiotherapist, Maria Elliott, at an evening lecture for nearly 200 physiotherapy/fitness/wellness professions hosted by Physio UK and led by Diane […]

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Why We Say SET! Modern Post Natal Core Restore Strategies (Video)

Supersize your Post Natal Core Restore by applying this 1 simple strategy. So, those of you who’ve been to a Burrell Education LIVE Post Natal CPD Course or taken the Advanced ON-LINE Post Natal Certification recently, can look away now but those of you who haven’t might like this update to your Modern Post Natal Core […]

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Post Natal Core Exercises – CRUNCHING – the Do’s, Dont’s & Why’s

I had a thought the other day, that I was glad I wasn’t a Post Natal woman seeking to find good information regarding Post Natal Core Exercises……turn to every outlet (on-line and off-line) and there’s tons of information on the DONT’S but where are the DO’S? and the WHY’S?  As I have the pleasure of […]

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The Ante to Post Natal Client Life Cycle – Your Ultimate Business Template

So, I was teaching a workshop last week and drew the diagram above to illustrate a point regarding the Ante to Post Natal client.  It was received with a lot of ooooohsss and aaaaahhsss and suddenly I  had the thought that although the above diagram is TOTALLY apparent to me, it obviously was a light-bulb […]

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Post Natal Core Restore – Why The Breath Comes First!

As we take over 20,000 breaths a day and the breath is one of the primary restorative influencers for the Post Natal Core, let’s take a look at how we can help our clients get back to original function in order to build a firm foundation for their return to wellness and the movement we […]

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Diastasis Mom – When Can I Work My Obliques Again?

Regarding the title above…..this is probably one of the commonest questions asked by FitPro’s working with Post Baby clients with a healing Diastasis…. So, the best place to start is with the Anatomy and Physiology bit……don’t groan…..knowledge is power 🙂 The above picture is brilliant for showing the other Aponeuroses (sheets of tendon – the […]

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Painful C-Section Scar, Diastasis and Adductor (Inner Thigh Muscle) Tension…A Fascinating Tale!

I saw a client recently regarding her Diastasis and painful C-Section scar and felt compelled to share this story with you with her kind permission.  As the title of the blog says, it’s about C-Section scar pain, Diastasis and randomly the Adductor muscles (inner thighs).  A perfect demonstration of how IT’S ALL CONNECTED.  And we […]

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West London FitPro’s! Come & Connect/Network With Us Next Week……

    The kids are back to school (yours and theirs!), moms are now back in their usual routine, this is the last quarter of the year….time to connect/network and make links with other professionals to create/update your ‘Little Black Book’ and referral network! If you’re based in West London and are working with Pre/Post […]

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‘DEEP’ Release of the Pelvis in Multiple Planes (Video)

‘Sitting is the new smoking’ apparently, so in terms of probably ALL of our clients and in particular our Post Natal clients (cleared to exercise) who probably never get much of a chance to sit but have to contend with a ‘forward-facing’ life full of pushing and pulling prams, talking to little people, breast-feeding  etc., […]

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Massaging Your C-Section Scar? Read This!

  If you’re working in the world of Pregnancy Massage and Post Natal Remedial Therapy or a mom who has experienced C-Section, you’ll find this interesting…… In a previous blog, I discussed the merits of  an ‘HOLISTIC Approach to C-Section Recovery’ which involved massaging both the scar and surrounding areas to avoid the build up […]

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