Post-Partum Lower Back Pain

Post-Partum Lower Back Pain


New mothers can have strain from
carrying their baby in awkward positions. This can lead to lower back pain that
worsens over time. Chiropractic manipulation can be helpful for lower back pain ART is a soft tissue treatment in which the patient performs specific movements while the certified chiropractor applies pressure to certain
points of the body. Chiropractors also recommend exercises.
For the pelvic tilt the patient rotates the pelvis while tightening the whole
core, holding that while belly breathing or diaphragmatic breathing with the
brace. Deep breathing is done by inhaling through the nose and exhaling through
the mouth. The patient performs the pelvic tilt while lifting the buttocks
usually with the patient on their heels one advanced variation includes marching;
lifting the legs while holding the bridge. The side hip thrust is a good
exercise for hip pain: it is a dynamic exercise in which the patient thrusts the
hips straight up and it’s easier to do than a side plank since the knees are
still on the ground. Hip thrusts are a great option for hips that are tight
while rotating internally For chair squats, the patient sits down and stands
up with their feet pointing forward. To make it more challenging they can have
their arms raised up. Some chiropractic offices offer
acupuncture treatment. It is another tool to deal with musculoskeletal pain, soft
tissues, nerves, and joints.

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