Studies have shown that 60-70% of pregnant women usually experience lower back pains during their pregnancy. Pregnancy brings a lot of changes to the body of a woman of which some of them are very uncontrollable. Our skilled physical therapists at Oklahoma Physical Therapy have been trusted by many women when it comes to Physical Therapy during pregnancy. So what areas of the body are commonly affected during pregnancy?
The Commonly Affected Areas
In pregnancy, the hormonal changes in the body of women keep on changing. This constant change causes pain in almost every part of the woman’s body. The pain will worsen as the woman becomes less active and doesn’t exercise. Most physical therapists will advise any expectant woman to exercise if they are not experiencing any medical issues during their pregnancy.
Nevertheless, it isn’t just any exercise but proper and effective exercises. At Oklahoma Physical Therapy, our trained therapists are here to teach home exercises that will need to be completed in order to maintain good health during pregnancy and finally deliver the baby safely. Some pains may be felt in your:
- Areas around your vaginal
- Pelvic bones/girdle
- Lumbar region
The pain one might experience during pregnancy is due to the gaining of weight, the decline in posture, the change in the center of gravity, extra stress, and hormonal changes. Our certified physical therapists are right by your side to ensure you are pain-free during pregnancy.
How do We Help
At Oklahoma Physical Therapy we have professional physical therapists who will critically diagnose your pregnancy and entire body to determine where and why you are having pain. This will help them develop a personalized treatment program which may involve posture alignment, muscle strengthening, nerve involvement, increasing flexibility, and joint alignment. To achieve these, they will teach you exercises and massages you ought to be doing daily. Contact us today to get more information and say goodbye to painful pregnancies.