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The purpose of this case study is to determine the effects of core stabilization and pelvis mobility training for a 28-week pregnant female to improve function and decrease pain.
Low back pain during pregnancy is a common occurrence that affects a majority of the population.1 Over the five treatment sessions, the patient was able to tolerate a full ten-hour work shift and sleep through the night. She also showed improvements in muscle strength and flexibility. As seen in non-pregnant females, the patient was able to have a decrease in pain and improvement in function with these techniques.4
St. Augustine, FL
Low Back Pain, Sciatic Nerve, Pelvis, Pregnancy, Exercise Therapy
Physical Therapy | Rehabilitation and Therapy
Belser, Jenna and Boddy, Anne H., "Core Stabilization and Pelvic Motility Training for a 28-week Pregnant Female with Low Back Pain and Sciatic Nerve Pain" (2018). St. Augustine, Fall 2018. 8.