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Continuing our theme of back pain, today’s topic is lower back pain in pregnancy. 50-70% of women will experience back pain while pregnant. Recent studies show that sensitivity to pain is raised during pregnancy, which confirms what we often hear in the clinic: the patient finds the pain can be more severe than previously experienced. So what causes these unwanted symptoms of pain, disturbed sleep and difficulty climbing stairs:
Why contact us: Physiotherapists are uniquely placed to assess your symptoms and advise you on safe management while pregnant. We understand the modifications that are needed when treating the mother during her ante-natal and post-natal periods. At Ballsbridge Physiotherapy Clinic we have lots of experience in managing these problems in a safe and effective manner.