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Pilates Exercises At Home

If you need help determining which Pilates exercises to do at home, the health professionals at North West Physiotherapy in Brisbane can help.   Before you begin pilates and mobility exercise – or any other kind at home – it’s important to consult a health professional for advice.   For Pilates, we recommend a physiotherapy-guided rehab class be carried…

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Abdominal Separation: What is Diastasis Recti?

Whether you’re pregnant or already a mum, you may be wondering what diastasis recti is?   Also known as abdominal separation, diastasis recti occurs when the connective tissue in between the long abdominal muscles stretch – typically during pregnancy – and cause the abdominal muscles to separate.   The good news is, it’s quite common during pregnancy and by working…