Piriformis Syndrome occurs when the sciatic nerve is compressed by the piriformis muscle. The piriformis muscle is located under the gluteal (buttock) muscles and it is involved in almost all movements of the hip and leg.
Diastasis recti has been falsely understood as the separation of the abdominal muscles, but is now defined as overstrained, damaged linea alba tissue.
We have written this article with prenatal students in mind, but the same guidelines apply for any yoga student with low blood pressure. Make sure that if a student is faint or dizzy or tells you that they have low blood pressure that you encourage them to talk with...
Restless Leg Syndrome (also called Willis-Ekbom’s disease) affects 27% of pregnant women. RLS usually ceases after baby is born and is more common in the third trimester. Interruption of sleep is a concern for anyone who suffers from RLS, especially a soon-to-be mother.
Symptoms of Restless Leg Syndrome