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Diagnosis and Treatment of Pregnancy Back Pain

Create: 01/08/2017 - 09:27
Diagnosis and Treatment of Pregnancy Back Pain
Low back pain during pregnancy is a symptom and not a medical disorder. Your medical history and a physical examination provide the physician with enough information to diagnose this condition. In some cases, when the doctor is concerned about nerve function, imaging tests, such as an MRI, may be recommended.
 

Reasons of Pregnancy Back Pain

Create: 01/08/2017 - 08:57
Reasons of Pregnancy Back Pain
There are several causes of back pain during pregnancy. They all increase back strain and result in impaction of nerve roots. One of the main causes of increased back strain during pregnancy is weight gain. During a normal pregnancy, women gain from 25 to 35 pounds. The center of gravity shifts during pregnancy. This can cause changes in posture and pain in the lower back as a result.
 

Symptoms of Pregnancy Back Pain

Create: 01/08/2017 - 08:26
Symptoms of Pregnancy Back Pain
Back pain during pregnancy in most cases occurs in the center of the lumbar region of the spine. But in some cases, it may be located lower and on the sides. The location of pain depends on which nerve root is affected.
 
Back pain during pregnancy may be relieved by rest, and is usually made worse by movement. Very often nerve root compression occurs due to prolonged sitting.
 

Back Pain During Pregnancy

Create: 12/13/2016 - 12:04
Back Pain During Pregnancy
Pregnancy is one of the main causes of back pain in women. It occurs when the growing uterus shifts the center of gravity, putting more strain on the back. Back pain during pregnancy is very common. It occurs in 50% to 80% of women in different stages of pregnancy. 
 
The spine is made up of 33 individual bones called vertebrae. The spinal nerves branch off your spinal cord in pairs and travel through small openings between your vertebrae called intervertebral foramina. The vertebra are numbered and divided into four regions. 
 

Coping With Back Pain During Pregnancy

Create: 04/04/2016 - 04:42
Coping With Back Pain During Pregnancy
Pregnancy is an exciting time; unfortunately it comes with discomforts. Back pain during pregnancy is a common complaint. Women who are most at risk for back pain are those who are overweight or had back pain prior to pregnancy. Often, however, you can prevent or ease back pain during pregnancy.
 
Follow these simple steps to learn how to alleviate back pain.
 
Warning: Consult a physician before taking medication to treat back pain. Some pain relievers, like aspirin and ibuprofen, are not safe to use during pregnancy. 

Tips to Reduce Back Pain: Importance of Proper Posture During Pregnancy

Create: 03/25/2016 - 12:11
Tips to Reduce Back Pain: Importance of Proper Posture During Pregnancy
Back pain is common in pregnancy. However, by taking care of your posture, you can prevent muscular aches and joint pain. Always remember to gently tighten your abdominal and pelvic floor muscles before and during movement for additional support. Here are more tips to help you with your daily routine during pregnancy.
 
Tips to help with your daily routine:
 
Getting out of bed  
 
When getting out of bed, be sure to
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