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Resource Package - Perinatal Diastasis Rectus Abdominis (DRA)

Resource Package - Perinatal Diastasis Rectus Abdominis (DRA)

Resource Package - Perinatal Diastasis Rectus Abdominis (DRA)

This course includes
1:37:02 of Course Material (View)
Patient Exercises (View)
Lifetime access after purchase
Certificate of completion
This course was recorded in May 2024


This is a resource package that includes resources, clinical tools, exercises, and research papers as they relate to diastasis rectus abdominis (DRA) in pregnancy and the postpartum period.

The contents of this resource package are under construction and will be available by early June 2024. This resource package is currently available for purchase primarily for those who would also like to buy Dr. Sinéad Dufour's Pregnancy and Postpartum course bundle which includes 4 courses and this resource package. The courses included are:

  1. Overview of Diastasis Rectus Abdominis (DRA) and Implications for Pregnancy
  2. DRA and Implications for the Post-Partum Abdominal Wall
  3. DRA - Evaluation and Assessment
  4. DRA - Intervention Strategies, Including Surgery

When you click 'Buy course' on this page or any of the above pages, you will be presented with the option to purchase the entire bundle at a discounted rate.

The instructors
Dr. Sinéad Dufour

Dr. Sinéad Dufour is an academic clinician who shares her time between clinical pursuits as the Director of Pelvic Health at the WOMB and academic pursuits in the Faculty of Health Science at McMaster University. She has been a practicing physiotherapist for 20 years. She completed her MScPT at McMaster University (2003), her PhD in Health and Rehabilitation Science at Western (2011), and returned to McMaster to complete a post-doctoral fellowship (2014). Her current research interests include conservative approaches to optimize pelvic floor function, pregnancy-related pelvic-girdle pain, and interprofessional collaborative practice models of service provision to enhance pelvic health and perinatal fitness for elite athletes.

Sinéad is an active member of several organizations charged with optimizing perinatal care and pelvic health and has led and contributed many national and international clinical practice guidelines to improve care provision. Sinéad also currently serves as a council member for the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario, Canada. Sinéad is a well-recognized speaker at conferences around the world and a sought-after expert to consult with companies whose aim is to improve perinatal care and pelvic health.

Relevant Links:

IG: @dr.sinead

Course Material included in this course
  • Resources
  • Dr. Julie Interview
  • Dynamic Ax
  • LA Ax 2021
  • Virtual Care Session
  • Plank 2021
  • Pelvic Floor & IAP
  • Partial front load ex - 2021
  • Manual Therapy
  • Exercises
  • A note about exercises
  • Side Balance
  • Side Plank Reach
  • Overhead Toe Taps
  • March Pulls
Patient Exercises included in this course
  • March Pulls
  • Overhead Toe Taps
  • Side Balance
  • Side Plank Reach
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