Pregnancy related Low back pain (PR LBP) may have many causative factors. These include; Postural changes on spinal joints, ligament instability and pain, hormonal changes, previous back pain conditions, previous babies and poor spinal muscle control are a number of possible reasons for low back pain in pregnancy.
An evaluation of the literature shows that 45% of all PREGNANT women get back pain, but many don’t know how to get relief.
Chiropractic offers musculoskeletal care for back and neck pain which is gentle and not uncomfortable to mum and baby!
Treatment is with soft tissue massage and correction of poor postural stresses on the pelvis. This is with gentle manipulative techniques.
A recent peer reviewed published STUDY 2012 reported successful Chiropractic management of Pregnancy related Low Back Pain.
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Oct 23. pii: S0002-9378(12)01969-2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2012.10.869 A randomized controlled trial comparing a multimodal intervention and standard obstetrics care for low back and pelvic pain in pregnancy.