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separation of an epiphysis from the long bone to which it is normally attached without fracture of the bone

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Patients and Methods: Three diastasis recti patients were recruited from a privately owned gymnasium and were initially diagnosed as having obstinate accumulation of fat around the abdomen.
Defined as an abnormal separation of the abdominal musculature, diastasis recti is sometimes seen as an unfortunate, but very common, side effect of pregnancy.
I wrote it off as rustiness but after weeks went by the same, I spoke to my physio and she diagnosed diastasis recti.
Moves should be resumed at a lower level, particularly in instances of diastasis recti, episiotomy, or Caesarean section, and modifications should be made for any move that causes physical or mental discomfort (Cosner & Malin, 2006).
My doctor, however, said I had a condition called diastasis recti.
Many women, as many as eighty to ninety percent, also experience Diastasis recti abdominis: the separation of the two sides of the rectus (the "six pack muscle") along the linea alba.
She had a round face with deep nasal bridge, long philtrum, anteverted nostrils, thin upper lip, short neck, short chest, protuberant abdomen, diastasis recti, normal female genitalia, and no organomegaly.
Diastasis recti (separation of the abdominal muscles) is a painless condition which affects about 38% of pregnant women.
Mothers benefit from manual therapy to help visceral organs sit properly in the abdomen, diastasis recti or split rectus abdominus muscle return to a more stable and esthetically pleasing position, positioning of the pelvis, improve mobility in the spine, and to stretch tight tissues without sacrificing much needed stability.