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  • Writer's pictureSusan Winograd PT

How to Heal Acid Reflux(Heartburn) without Medication: Part 1

Updated: Aug 29, 2021

🔥 What is causing my acid reflux (Heartburn)????

🔥 Acid Reflux (GERD), commonly called heartburn, is that irritating burning pain in your chest or throat can be very uncomfortable throughout the day and can make sleeping very difficult.

How can a pelvic floor physical therapist help with this condition????

🔥The respiratory diaphragm, the muscle for breathing that separates the chest cavity from the abdominal cavity can be the culprit!!!

🔥When we eat or drink food passes from our mouth all the way down the esophagus, through the diaphragm and then into the stomach.

🔥 Restrictions (tightness) in the diaphragm can cause acid reflux by putting too much pressure on and squeezing the esophagus.

🔥 Weakness of the diaphragm can effect a one way valve designed to prevent GERD that connects the esophagus to the stomach and allow acid to rise back up into the esophagus causing reflux.Click Here

🔥 Releasing a tight diaphragm can help release pressure on the esophagus and mitigate symptoms of acid reflux.

🔥 Strengthening a weak diaphragm can improve functioning of this one-way valve.

🔥 As a pelvic floor therapist I always assess the diaphragm as it is an Integral part of the deep core system.

🔥 REMEMBER.... the deep core is made of 4 muscles; the pelvic floor , the transverse abdominus, the diaphragm and multifidi.

🔥 As I release clients diaphragms to help restore balance in the body..... people often report that they have tremendous improvement or complete resolution of the acid reflux symptoms.

🔥Is your diaphragm the real culprit of what is causing your acid reflux? 🔥Click Here Here NOW to watch this video to learn more!

At Pelvicore Rehab LLC our mission is using a "Total Body Approach to Healing" to help you achieve long last results and help you return to all of the things that bring you joy!!

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