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Caused when there is a partial or complete separation of the “six-pack” muscles, diastasis recti is a very common byproduct of pregnancy. However, not only postpartum women are sufferers of diastasis recti. Men and women who have never been pregnant can also have this problem of undue pressure on these abdominal muscles.
Surgery fixes the weakened area and can be performed without general anesthesia.
Hospital Admission: 1-3 Days
Recuperation time: 3 weeks
Drains will be removed at the first dressing change and an abdominal binder or compression garment will have to be worn for 3 weeks.