Pregnancy / Maternity

Treatment of Round Ligament Pain

November 18, 2022

The content below was summarized from the following WebMD article by Kelli Miller.   Round ligament pain is a sharp pain or jabbing feeling often felt in the lower belly or groin area on one or both sides. It is one of the most common complaints during pregnancy and is considered a normal part of…

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Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD)

November 11, 2022

The content below was summarized from the following Medical News Today article.   Symphysis pubis dysfunction (SPD) involves discomfort at the front or back of the pelvic joints. Pelvic girdle pain is another name for this condition. The two pelvic bones meet at the symphysis pubis joint, which is at the front of the pelvis.…

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Best Exercises for Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction

November 4, 2022

The content below was summarized from the following WebMD article.   Pregnancy can affect many parts of the body, but it most frequently affects the pelvis. Your pelvis changes shape as your pregnancy progresses. Sometimes the joints of your pelvis are stiff or don’t move at the same time, and this can cause pelvic pain.…

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Solutions for Unexpected Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy 

April 25, 2022

Unexpected Pelvic Pain During Pregnancy Changed My Life When I was pregnant with my first child, I was thrilled to be having a baby.  I was the youngest of 6 children, had been an Aunty 13xs over and had been working with kids throughout my life. I thought the pregnancy and mothering experience would come…

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Types of hernias -inguinal-femoral-incisional and where they are locate-inguinal hernia is in the groin area

Inguinal Hernia during Pregnancy-What you should know!

November 19, 2021

Inguinal hernias are relatively uncommon during pregnancy and often misdiagnosed. Learn more about what you can do to find relief and proper diagnoses and care of groin pain during pregnancy and beyond

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Pregnant woman touching her belly, having pains Belly Side Pain during Pregnancy - Round ligament strain

Belly Side Pain during Pregnancy – Round ligament strain 2nd trimester

November 3, 2021

Round ligament pain or pain in the side of the belly during pregnancy, can be mistaken for false labor.  Follow these tips to reduce belly side pain

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Babybellyband Vulvar varicosity support kit treatment includes ice pack , pelvic compression bands, belly band

Treatment for Vulvar Varicosities During Pregnancy

September 24, 2020

Treating vulvar varicose veins using compression therapy  during pregnancy can relieve pain and reduce symptoms. You are not alone if you have vulvar varicosities. Fifty-five percent of women will suffer varicose veins in their lifetime, according to a study done by the American College of Phlebology. This may not be a hot topic of conversation,…

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Pelvic Wellness During Pregnancy: Why it’s Important & How to Improve It

June 15, 2020

We’ve teamed up with What to Expect While You’re Expecting to bring you another great guest writer post.   The pelvic floor is a sling of muscles and ligaments that stretch from the pubic bone to the spine. The pelvic floor is often compared to a trampoline as it will stretch when there is weight…

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Chiropractic care during pregnancy for back pain is effective

Common Causes of Back Pain in Pregnancy

November 6, 2019

Common Causes of Back Pain in Pregnancy Welcome Guest Author Dr. Brent Wells, D.C. of Better Health Chiropractic, Anchorage Alaska There are many causes of back pain not associated with pregnancy. There are also obvious back pain causes that are associated with pregnancy.  The most common type of back pain is lower back pain. However,…

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Back pain during pregnancy

Back pain during pregnancy? You’re not alone.

July 16, 2019

Back pain during pregnancy? You’re not alone. Are you experiencing back pain as your baby grows? Well, if so, than you are one among many pregnant women who experience this throughout their nine months. In fact, according to Mayo Clinic,  it is estimated that between 50-70% of women will experience back pain at some point…

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