Nutrition and Healing

Products (Splint Application/Sizing)


DVD $25
Guidebook $15
Diastasis rehab splint Beige $52, Black 50
(see sizing below)

PRODUCT PACKAGE: Splint, DVD, guidebook $82 (>10% discount!)
Perfect Pushing DVD $25

Diastasis Rehab splint: Black S,M,L $50.00  Beige color or x-large add $2.00
Upper Back Size
Circumference of body
(over bellybutton)
Splint Size
Circumference size larger than # on chart, need Extenders to make arms longer
Extra Small
28" or higher
35 or higher
39" or higher
43" or higher
Extra Large
47" or higher

  How to put the Diastasis Rehab® splint on:  

Written instructions:  (modified from

1. Place the pad on your back, making sure it is lined up evenly on both sides. The label will be on the inside, lower left. Hold the arm on the label side with your left hand and the top arm on the other side with your right hand. The top of the splint should be right on top of the bottom of your ribs. (unless your low belly sticks out after applying - then you may want to apply it lower).

2. Now you want to cross the arms to the other side and switch hands. Make sure when crossing the arms that the top arm stays on top. So now the left hand is holding the top arm and the right hand is holding the arm from the other side.

3. With knees slightly bent and holding transverse in at 5th floor, gather the splint in your top hand until your hand is on the right side of your belly.  Pull the right side muscles toward your midline, hold them there with the heel of your other hand..  Now straighten this arm that you are holding with your left hand and attach the end of the arm on the top on the left hand side of the splint. Look in a mirror so you can see where you are attaching it. Do not attach it too high or it will be off the splint and may irritate your skin or hook on your clothing. Do not attach it too low or it will interfere with the arm on that side.

4. Pull the arm on the label side down away from the top arm. Gather this arm in your right hand. With transverse in at 5th floor, take the heel of your left hand and move the muscle on the left side to the middle. Straighten the arm and with your left hand attach it on top right side of the splint.
5. Pull down the bottom arm on the right hand side away from the upper arm. Gather this arm in your left hand. With your transverse at 5th floor, move the muscle on the right side of your body to the middle. Straighten the arm and attach on the bottom of the left hand side of the splint.
6. When you are approximating (or cinching together) the muscles a side effect is that it may bulge out the bottom. In week 4 of the program when you double splint you will be able to focus on this area of the belly.
For a printable PDF of the instructions, click here.

Get the right size splint
You will need to take two measurements to get your correct size for both the regular and short torso splint. To determine if you need a short torso splint, see #3 below. 
1. Measure your back, from one side to the other side (where the side seam of a tight fitting garment would be) at the level below your breast. The pad size of the splint is the most important measurement. You do not want the pad of the splint to be too big. If it rests on the front of your belly it does not allow much room to pull the muscles together. You also do not want the pad to be too small or you will have trouble attaching the arms of the splint. The pad should be resting on your sides in the location where the side seam of a garment would be.
2. Measure the circumference of your body over your belly button. Measure in the evening when your belly is the largest. Your muscles should be relaxed when you measure. Waist size does not determine belly size.
3. Measure the distance between the bottom of your sternum to your belly button. If it is 5 inches or less than a short torso splint would be good for you. A short torso splint works well on people with a pear shaped body. This splint also can be worn by children.
If you do not have a measuring tape, measure with a piece of string and then measure the string with a ruler. Please look at the chart below. It gives your back size and circumference size. If your circumference size is larger than the range on the chart, then the arms of the splint need to be longer. For this reason we have developed Extenders. They velcro on to the ends of each of the three arms to make them longer. These extenders are also ideal during pregnancy so you can wear your same splint during the second and third trimester. After a couple of weeks of doing the exercises your belly will become smaller and the elastic arms of your splint may become longer. Just put a hem in the arms to make them smaller.
If you still have questions relating to the splint, please read our FAQ Page.
Since you are wearing your splint 24/7, you may want to buy a second splint so you can wear one and then wash one. While buying this package, if you wish to purchase a second splint, please use code:WEARONEWASHONE at checkout to receive a $5 discount.
Click here for instructions on how to put the splint on.
Click here for instruction on how to convert your Diastasis Rehab Splint® to a Short Torso Splint

Measuring back size

Measuring body circumference over belly button

Measuring waist height from bottom of sternum to belly button

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