Elevating Plastic Surgery Results from Good to Great

“After finishing my plastic surgery residency at Baylor College of Medicine, I was very confident in my surgery technique,” explains local plastic surgeon, Erica Bartlett MD. “However, I discovered there was little to no information on how to manage a patient’s recovery post-procedure. A colleague recommended I talk to Delmie DePuma-Aparicio. Delmie opened my eyes […]

Say Goodbye To Postpartum Pooch

Say Goodbye to the “Postpartum Pooch” without Surgery Diastasis recti is a common condition in pregnant and postpartum women. It occurs when the rectus abdominis muscles (the six-pack ab muscles) separate during pregnancy from being stretched. It’s usually most noticeable right after delivery. The separation can make a person’s belly stick out or bulge months or […]

Back To Normal

Eight Weeks Postnatal and Her Body’s Completely Back to Normal After Kari Vest gave birth via C-section to her third child, she experienced lots of swelling. Kari says, “It was very difficult to walk through the pain and discomfort. I was nervous to leave the hospital. I was also discouraged. I had gained weight…and I had […]

My Healing Hands

“I find anatomy–the way God created our bodies, and how we are affected by food and exercise–fascinating,” says Lymphatic Drainage Massage Therapy (LDT) certified therapist, Delmie DePuma-Aparicio. “I always wanted to not just be a licensed massage therapist, but a medical massage practitioner that helps people heal. Years ago, as my stay-at-home-mom job was ending, […]