30-50% of women experience some form of low back or pelvic pain during their pregnancy. 360 therapists receive special training through the Women’s Health APTA section to work with this unique population. Therapists address the
musculoskeletal changes occurring during pregnancy & postpartum periods in order to provide pain relief and optimize function.
Symptoms may include:
Buttocks or hip pain
Pubic or groin pain
Pain when changing positions
Popping or clicking joints
Back pain or diastasis recti
Treatment may include: Manual therapy, stabilizing and mobility exercises, aquatic exercises and patient education for proper posture, including laboring and breastfeeding positions.