Back pain in pregnancy , easy and safe exercise .

Back pain in pregnancy , easy and safe exercise .


Hi friends am Majo Jose, Physiotherapist Back pain is a common complaint usually starting in second trimester of pregnancy Today, I am sharing some easy and safe exercise that the pregnant woman can do to manage the back pain due to postural changes in the time of pregnancy. Body will produce progesterone and relaxin hormone at the pregnancy period. it causes laxity in ligaments, muscles in pelvic area, Thus joint becomes more loose It gives instability in the spine and causing back pain Other thing is while in pregnancy women typically gain between 25 to 37 pounds of weight from growing foetus and uterus All this weight has to be supported by spine , also in pregnancy center of gravity shifts due to the postural changes It leads to the changes in mobility movements, etc The main reason for back pain in pregnancy is stomach moves forward and downwards this increases lordosis or in ward curve of lower back, later it causes tightening of ligaments, muscles in lower back and gives extra load stress on lumbar vertebra, causing muscle injuries ,disc injuries and bulges, also sometimes result in compression of the nerve which arise from lower back to lower leg. It causes back pain and radiating symptoms let’s see how to do exercise easily and safely to reduce load stress on lower back and maintain adequate normal length of ligament and muscle This will help to reduce back pain due to postural changes in pregnancy