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What is rectus diastasis?

By July 18, 2023No Comments

Rectus diastasis, also known as diastasis recti, is a condition characterized by the separation of the rectus abdominis muscles or commonly known as the “six-pack” muscles, which run down the front of the abdomen, creating a gap between them. This separation occurs due to the stretching of the linea alba, the connective tissue that holds the muscles together. While rectus diastasis often occurs during pregnancy, it can also affect individuals who have experienced significant weight gain or engaged in improper abdominal exercises.

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