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Low Back Pain In Pregnancy

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Low Back Pain In Pregnancy

Tips to reduce low back pain during your pregnancy:

  1. Wear low heeled (not flat) shoes with good arch support
  2. Get help with lifting heavy objects
  3. Place one foot on a stool or box when standing for long periods
  4. Place a board between the mattress and box spring if the bed is too soft
  5. Squat down, bend knees, and keep back straight when lifting
  6. Sit in chairs with good back support or use a small pillow to provide support
  7. Sleep on side with pillows between knees for support
  8. Apply heat, cold, or massage to the painful area
  9. Other recommendations that may help include physical therapy, water aerobics, chiropractor, and acupuncture
  10. Maternity support belts have not been shown to help


About Reflections OB/GYN

Reflections OB/GYN is a Viera, FL based Women’s Health practice, which serves the Space Coast with patients in Viera, Suntree, Rockledge, Melbourne and other Brevard County surrounding areas. It specializes in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy and is committed to supporting women through every stage of a their life. Dr Sargent, Nurse Practitioners Laura Burgess and Lynn Malone and the entire staff strive to offer to most comfortable experience and best healthcare.

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