Diastasis Recti Treatment & Price Guide
Non surgical electro-magnetic stimulator
Prices starts from $300
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What is Diastasis Recti?
Diastasis Recti Abdominis (DRA) in simple terms is a midline separation between your right and left abdominal wall muscles that can give an appearance of a “pooch” on your belly.
Abdominal gap is identified through a separation wider than 2.7cm between the rectus abdominis muscles. It appears like a ridge running down the middle of the belly area and is common amongst women with multiple pregnancy.
The common occurrence begins in the third trimester of pregnancy, however the condition might continue for some after child birth.
What causes Diastasis Recti?
Diastasis Recti Symptoms
Diastasis Recti (DR) is commonly identified through a stomach bulge and a ridge in the middle of your belly. The ridge can extend from the middle of belly to the pubic bone area. Most patients suffering from DR will also suffer from compromised posture and back pain.
This breakdown of the abdominal muscle can cause a range of problems such as weakness in the abdominal wall, hernia, cosmetic defects and vaginal abstinence. A study of Spitznagle et al found that 66% of patients with diastastic recti abdominis were diagnoses of stress urinary incontinence, faecal incontinence and support pelvic floor dysfunction (SPFD).
You can self assess for abdominal gap through self-test. Lie flat on the floor with knees bent and feet on the floor. Place your fingers at your navel with one hand on your belly. Press your fingertips gently down to a mini-crunch-like place with the shoulders on the ground. Feel if there’s a two or three finger wide or greater separation of your rectum abdominal muscles.
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Am I suitable for Diastasis Recti treatment?
Diastasis Recti treatments are suitable for patients suffering from ABDOMINAL GAP, RESTORE PRE-PREGNANCY BODY, MUSCLE TONING, SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION & INCONTINENCE
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How to cure Diastasis Recti?
Tesla Former Magnetic Stimulator Details
|30 mins / session
|Contraction / Session
|50,000 contraction / 30 mins
|3 session / week
|Zero Downtime, Zero Pain- Same day
Diastasis Recti – One Finger Width
The treatment protocol or Tesla Former is 6 sessions. For individuals targeting abdominal gap, the muscle magnetic stimulator will induce 50,000 contractions in 30 mins, you will experience strengthening & conditioning on the abdominal region. Over time, muscles produces new muscle tissue (hyperplasia) and enhances existing muscle fibers (hypertrophy allowing significant improvements.
For patients targeting postpartum treatments, the strengthening of pelvic floor muscles will improve conditions such as urinary incontinence. The improvement of pelvic muscles will improve vaginal tightening & dryness, allowing a better sex drive.
Tesla Former is a non invasive treatment with great clinical studies. This versatile treatment can improve abdominal gap in just 30 mins.
What is the cause of Diastasis Recti?
How does Diastasis Recti happens?
In most pregnancies, abdominal muscle separation will occur, and in most cases, the separation can settle on its own. Diastasis Recti, on the other hand, happens when the abdominal muscles remain apart for an extended period of time.
Abdominal gap affects 30% of new mothers and is more common in women who have had several children or who have had heavier babies/twins.
This is attributed to the fact that having a larger stomach allows the connective tissues between your abdominal muscles to expand out further. Your connective tissues get thinner as they are spread further. This makes it more difficult for them to recover.
Diastasis Recti Treatment Price Singapore
*3 visits per week (suggested) | 1 treated area per visit | 30 mins per visit | Total 12 Sessions in 1 month
Diastasis Recti treatment options in Singapore
|Tesla Former Magnetic Stimulator
|Effective with Clinical studies results
|Effective with downtime
|Effective, dependant on exercise
|from $350 onwards
|$10,000 – $30,000
|$100 / session
|2 – 3 month
|at least 30 session
Recommended Diastasis Recti treatment?
Diastasis Recti Recovery – Tesla Former
Tesla former (High Intensity Electro Magnetic ) is the latest and mot advanced treatment to treat DR without undergoing surgery. Traditionally, the only two options were either surgery or abdominal exercises such as Pilates. The beauty of Tesla Former technology is it can provide up to 50,000 muscle contractions in a short 30 min session. The abdominal muscles can produces new muscle tissue and enhances existing muscle fibers at the same time. There is absolutely no downtime and it requires 8 sessions to see visible results.
Tummy Tuck / Abdominoplasty Surgery
Surgery for DR requires stitching the left and right abdominal muscles together from the lower chest to the pelvic area. The results from surgery are effective, however there is always a risk of scars and complications. In terms of costing, surgery would be more expensive and potentially face a longer downtime.
Diastasis Recti Exercises
Pilates and abdominal exercises is another great exercises to improve symptoms from Diastasis Recti. When you do Pilates, you concentrate on stimulating the transverse abdominis, which will help cure the abdominal gap. These Diastasis Recti exercises teaches your body to fill the distance on its own rather than requiring surgery. For the best results, it is recommended to combine regular abdominal exercises with Tesla Former.
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Am I suitable for Diastasis Recti treatments?
After birth mother who wants to treat Diastasis Recti
Patients seeking for urinary incontinence treatments
Patients seeking to strengthen & tone muscles
There is no downtime for Tesla Former. You can return back to work as if no treatment has been done. During the treatment, you will feel strong contractions on the targetted area. When sitting on the TeslaChair, the contractions on your vaginal / prostate area similar to doing kegal exercises. Treatment is non invasive and very safe. Unfortunately, Tesla Former treatment cannot be paid through Medisave. Both government and private clinic do not offer such benefits. There are some surgical treatment options for Urinary Incontinence but TESLA Former is not included.
There is no downtime for Tesla Former. You can return back to work as if no treatment has been done. During the treatment, you will feel strong contractions on the targetted area. When sitting on the TeslaChair, the contractions on your vaginal / prostate area similar to doing kegal exercises. Treatment is non invasive and very safe.
Unfortunately, Tesla Former treatment cannot be paid through Medisave. Both government and private clinic do not offer such benefits. There are some surgical treatment options for Urinary Incontinence but TESLA Former is not included.
FAQs about Diastasis Recti
The anterior abdominal muscle or rectus abdominis is a long vertical muscle that runs down from the body’s midline and is part of the heart muscle. It serves as a stabiliser which keeps our inner organs such as the kidneys, intestines, pelvis, and uterus in place. It also interacts with our lower back to transfer our weight equally when we walk. Our core muscles provide us with balance and stability, as well as the ability to run.
For patients suffering from Diastasis Recti, the weak abdominal walls can jeopardize trunk stability and mobility, impair posture, and lead to persistent and extreme back pain if they are not dynamically stabilized. Spinal weakness, pelvic floor disorder, urinary incontinence, bowel problems, potential hernia(s), and even vaginal childbirth may all result. The most frequent symptoms of rectus diastasis are back and pelvic pain.
Diastasis Recti, commonly known as abdominal gap or abdominal seperation occurs when the abdominal muscle wall protrudes due to a widening of the gap between the left and right stomach muscles, resulting in a bulge or pooch. Despite the fact that it can affect anybody of any age, even men, Diastasis Recti is most frequent in women who have given birth, are overweight, or have genetic disorders.
The recommended treatment protocol for most plans are 8 treatments.
When targeting muscle toning, you will notice increase toning in the arms, thighs and abdominal area. When using the Tesla Chair, you will have an improvement in your pelvic bone muscles and back.
Before the treatment, our experienced aestheticians will perform a detailed assessment and consultation to understand your individual needs.
Per treatment for Tesla Former usually lasts for 30 mins and it can be performed every alternate days. Similar to exercising, the more you undergo the treatment, you will increase tolerance in the muscles. Thereafter, it can even be done everyday.
For patients targeting two different body parts, it will be 2 x 30 mins sessions.
The advantages of Tesla Former are:
- Building muscles, Burn your fats
- Quick lunch time fix
- No anaesthesia
- Deep pelvic floor muscles stimulation, equivalent to doing kegel exercise
- Body Toning
- Non-invasive body sculpting treatment
- No downtime
- Operator independent
- An alternative of body contouring without surgery
- Safe and Painless
- More than 50,000 contractions in 30 minutes session
Tesla Former is an excellent option to treat after birth issues such as Urinary Incontinence. When a female suffers from Urinary Incontinence, it usually stems from weakness in the pelvic floor muscles. There is also a correlation between Urinary Incontinence and Sexual Dysfunction which can negatively affect sexual intimacy.
The traditional method of strengthening pelvic floor muscles are kegal exercises, where you consistently squeeze and release your pelvic floor muscles. With Tesla Former, it can induce 50,000 contractions in 30 mins when sitting on the Tesla Chair. You can strengthen the muscles effortlessly while sitting down.
The treatment also sees positive results for male suffering from Erectile Dysfunction and/or Urinary Incontinence. There are studies out there that shows strengthening of pelvic floor muscles can improve both issues.
Typically, the market rate of Tesla Former is $400 – $500/ session in Singapore. The recommended treatment protocol is 6 – 8 sessions in a week (for best results).
At Bio Aesthetic Laser Clinic, we offer our patients $350 / session. Depending on your desired goals, we do have a package price to suit your needs. We are also the first clinic in Singapore to offer unlimited* monthly sessions.
*3 visits per week (suggested) | 1 treated area per visit | 30 mins per visit | Total 12 Sessions in 1 month
There are no negative side effects for Tesla Former at all. As this machine is made to stimulate and tone muscles, you may experience slight soreness (especially for individuals who do not exercise regularly).
The soreness in the muscles will be similar to when working out in the gym. As it generates contraction during the treatment, you may experience tiny zap sensation on the targetted area. Rest assured, our experienced Aestheticians will start from low intensity and progressively increase to your comfort zone.
Otherwise, Tesla Former is absolutely safe and have no downtime at all.
What is Tesla Former?
Tesla Former is a non invasive FMS (Functional Magnetic Stimulator) technology that is primarily designed for muscle toning. The magnetic energy will directly induce contractions in muscle tissues, up to 50,000 muscle contractions in 30 mins.
The treatment can be used to target muscles that are physically difficult to train such as the pelvic core. Electromagnetic pulses will contract targeted area to strengthen your muscle fibres and burn fats concurrently. Other benefits of Functional Magnetic Stimulator includes:
>Muscle Toning & Strengthening
>Post Birth Strengthening – Diastasis Recti & Urinary Incontinence
>Brazilian Butt Lift & Strengthen Legs
It has been scientifically found that the technology of FMS will result in increased muscle mass after multiple treatments on the same target location. The beauty of Tesla Former is no downtime and treatment is done on the bed or Tesla Chair.
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