Diastasis Recti (Tummy Gap)

Signs & symptoms

Visible bulge or pouch near the belly button
Softness or jelly-like feeling around the belly button
Back pain
Coning or doming during abdominal muscle contraction
Difficulty lifting heavy objects and performing certain tasks


Lie on back with legs bent, feet flat on the floor
Raise shoulders slightly, look down at the tummy
Use fingertips to feel the gap above and below the belly button
Measure the gap's width or assess the depth and tension of the Linea alba

Lifestyle recommendations

Maintain a healthy weight
Engage in approved, moderate exercise
Prioritise good posture in daily activities

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