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Get Rid of the Mummy Tummy (Diastasis Recti)

100% improvement and 98% success rate

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Mummy Tummy: Is it Fat or is it Diastasis Recti?

It is common to have a persistent ‘mummy tummy’ after giving birth. But when is it fat and when is it a deeper underlying issue?

Diastasis Recti Abdominis (DRA)

is a deeper muscular issue where the abdominal muscles are split apart. This often causes a persistent bulge that can hardly be slimmed down with exercising and weight loss solutions.

Common Symptoms & Signs of Diastasis Recti include:

  • A visible and persistent bulge or dome at the abdomen
  • Lower back pain & weak core muscles
  • Pelvic floor weakness & incontinence
  • Bloating in the tummy
  • Loose & saggy skin
  • Umbilical hernia (belly button pops outwards)

Pregnancy is the leading cause of DRA as the mother’s abdominal area stretches naturally to accommodate the growing uterus.
While Diastasis Recti could heal on its own within 6-8 weeks after giving birth, 50% of mummies continue to have this condition and may need to seek intervention.

Types of Diastasis Recti

A Diastasis Recti could range in severity depending on the width, depth and how large the separation is. While a physical assessement is recommended for a thorough understanding of each case, here are some examples of how a diastasis recti presents in its physical appearance.

Our Method for Diastasis Recti

Orchard Clinic is the leading Diastasis Recti treatment centre in Singapore, focusing on long-lasting results by addressing the root cause – strengthening and stabilising the deep muscles using the latest FDA approved technology.

For a complete treatment of Diastasis Recti, the following must be addressed:

  • Muscle: Strengthening of the deep core muscles
  • Tissue: Regeneration of the connective tissue to close up the gap
  • Skin: Remodelling of the collagen network to strengthen the skin layer

100% Success Rate, 98% Recovery Rate

Our Orchard Clinic method has established an excellent track record in DRA recovery. Common effects of treatment include:

  • Reduced separation of the abdominal muscles
  • Improved core strength & posture
  • Lesser lower back pain
  • Reduced waist circumference
  • Visibly more toned and sculpted
  • Tighter abdominal muscles

Contact us today to find out if our DRA treatment is suitable for you.

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Orchard

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302 Orchard Road, Tong Building
#06-03 Singapore 238862
+65 6235 4560
+65 9061 0945

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+65 6244 5833
+65 9732 0945

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1 Fifth Avenue, Guthrie House
#02-04 Singapore 268802
+65 6235 6583
+65 9836 2546

FAQ about Diastasis Recti

Can it go away on its own?

In many cases, DRA can naturally go away on its own approximately 8 weeks following childbirth. However, if symptoms continue to persist, they are unlikely to go away on their own, and will require intervention.

How do I treat a DRA?

To treat DRA, the core team of muscles must be retrained to their optimal lines of performance through HIFEM technology and various exercises, allowing the body to regain its healthy coordination.

Can I prevent DRA?

To prevent DRA, recti muscles must be stabilised and strengthened early through customised strengthening exercises early in pregnancy, avoiding further debilitation and development of DRA.

What exercises should I avoid if I have Diastasis Recti?

The transverse abdominal muscle (TVA) is the deepest abdominal layer and can be imagined as the body’s internal corset. A strong TVA pulls the rectus abdominis together and is critical to DRA recovery.

Until the stretched soft tissues heal, working the other three muscles should be secondary to the TVA. As such, avoid straining these abdominal muscles as it will continue to pull the muscles apart at the centre.

These include actions such as:

  • Heavy lifting
  • Constipation
  • Oblique and straight crunches
  • Sit ups
  • Leg lowering exercises
  • Plank-type position

Book an Appointment

    Orchard Clinic is a new treatment concept offering a unique method that provides high-quality conservative solutions for women’s body from pre & post pregnancy to pre & post menopause.

    As a specialised treatment centre for women, we assess, prevent and treat common conditions such as incontinence, pelvic floor issues, abdominal separation (diastasis recti) and vaginal laxity.

    Orchard

    302 Orchard Road Tong Building
    #06-03 Singapore 238862

    +65 6235 4560

    +65 9061 0945

    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat9:00AM – 6:00PM
    Tue & Thu9:00AM – 8:00PM
    Sun & PHClosed

    Parkway Parade

    80 Marine Parade Road Parkway Parade Office Tower
    #08-04 Singapore 449269

    +65 6244 5833

    +65 9732 0945

    Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat9:00AM – 6:00PM
    Tue9:00AM – 8:00PM
    Sun & PHClosed

    Bukit Timah

    1 Fifth Avenue, Guthrie House
    #02-04, Singapore 268802

    +65 6235 6583

    +65 9836 2546

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