Physical Therapy For Common Pregnancy Pain Issues

Physical Therapy For Common Pregnancy Pain Issues

DISCLAIMER: This video is no substitute for in-person treatment and is for demonstration purposes only. If you suffer from any physical condition and illness, please consult your doctor before receiving any form of treatment.

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Are you pregnant, thinking about getting pregnant, or maybe you’ve just delivered that bundle of joy?Then it’s important to know that the number one complaint for most women during pregnancy and postpartum is low back and pubic symphysis pain.Up to 65% of women will experience pregnancy pain, especially low back or pelvic pain during pregnancy. And 17% of them will continue to have these problems after delivery. If you have a history of low back or pelvic pain and are thinking about getting pregnant, then you have an even higher probability that you’ll experience these issues during pregnancy.As you can imagine, a woman’s body changes dramatically during those 9 months. Your posture changes, your baby is pushing on and pulling on things, and all those hormones (especially a hormone called relaxin which relaxes the ligaments to prepare for the growing baby) are also impacting your joints and ligaments.All these things can cause major stresses and strains on your joints, muscles and ligaments. So often we hear that the only advice that was given was to rest, take Tylenol, and modify your activities. While this can help, there’s so much more that can help and that you can do to stop this pain from worsening or eliminate it completely.So often we see moms just putting a band-aid on their symptoms by getting a quick adjustment or trying to massage their pain out. While this can give temporary relief, it doesn’t necessarily get rid of the cause of the pain. This is because a combination of soft tissue, joint work (from the upper back to the foot sometimes), and selected strengthening of the spine, pelvis, and hip needs to be addressed. The best practitioner to look at this from all angles is a manual physical therapist who understands pregnancy.A women’s health physical therapist, such as those at Rebalance Physical Therapy, can evaluate which of these ligaments or joints are the culprit of your pain and help get to the root cause of it.You owe it to yourself to be the strongest you can be. Because after that baby comes… there’s going to be a ton of demand on you from breast feeding to lifting that car seat. The key is to take action early so that once your beautiful baby arrives you can focus on being a mom and less on rehabbing your body from scratch. And if you’re continuing to experience pain after the delivery, there’s still so much that can be done to eliminate your pain.If you call our clinic we are giving away a FREE report called the “Breakthrough Back Pain Report” filled with tips on what you can do to start taking control of your low back pain. If you call 267-282-1301 and speak to our receptionist and mention that you saw us on YouTube we can send one to you right away.

DISCLAIMER: This video is no substitute for in-person treatment and is for demonstration purposes only. If you suffer from any physical condition and illness, please consult your doctor before receiving any form of treatment.