According to statistics, about 50% of women have low back pain during pregnancy. A majority of them continue to feel this pain, along with lower body fatigue and insomnia even after pregnancy. This is because there are many changes involved in a woman's physiology and endocrine system during pregnancy. Due to these changes, the way the body functions is also affected and failure to adapt to these changes can at times lead to lower back pain.。
Pregnant women may also feel tightness on both sides of their abdomen and sometimes pain will extend down into the buttocks or one or both legs. Many women will seek Spine and Physiotherapy care to relieve neck or back pain that can result during pregnancy, but even if no pain is felt, there are numerous benefits from visiting a Spine and Physiotherapist.
Pregnant women can put pillow or cushion pad under the knee during the time of rest, often do stoop to avoid actions or prolonged standing, wearing soft and lightweight low heel shoes or flat shoes. Also warm bag with hot water could be used to treat lumbago. For those pregnant women with joint dislocation problems caused by pregnancy or childbirth, they will continue suffer from the body, bones discomfort if there are no proper treatment, postpartum. It is recommended to accept Spine and Physiotherapy care during pregnancy, it is to protect the health of the mother and the fetus. Women can also consider for Spine and Physiotherapy treatment to keep the spine healthy even after pregnancy.