27Jun, 2018

Women’s Health: Pregnancy and Physical Therapy

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Many women experience back pain during pregnancy. In fact, studies show that 50% to 70% experience back pain during pregnancy. While the pain goes away for many women after pregnancy, more than 33% of the women still experience pain a year after pregnancy. Lower back pain during pregnancy is caused from the uterus and baby growing causing the center of gravity to move forward. This gravity pull causes a woman to slump forward. This slumping forward creates poor alignment and over time the shoulders roll forward and creates stress on […]