Pregnancy And Physical Therapy: Back Pain

Between 50% to 70% of pregnant women experience back pain

There are various reasons for back pain, but the majority of back pain issues are usually one of the following reasons:

  • hormonal changes
  • changes in the body's balance
  • additional weight gain
  • added stress 
  • changes in posture

Pregnancy Physical Therapy: Relieving Pain

Treatment plans are based on these common pain triggers:

  • added stress from postural changes 
  • joint alignment issues
  • loss of muscle strength
  • loss of flexibility 
  • nerve involvement due to pregnancy