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Physiotherapy for Pre-Natal Women

Narender Kumar

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It is a blessing and the auspicious moment of life to have child in the family. This is boon for many and fortune too; many people believe it brings good luck to the family and open avenues of prosperity in future. This auspicious moment comes in life with great strain and struggle of months to the mother; not only it is about the labor pain but it encompasses different changes that a mother to be woman faces.

Body Changes and Aches in Pre-Natal Women

Among many changes in the pregnant woman body, the common changes are increase in weight and thus increasing pressure. The change in weight leads to body ache, back ache, knee ache, waist ache and more such pains related to joints and bones

Common Aches during Pregnancy

  • •Lower Back Pain: The pressure on back is common for pre-natal woman as there is sudden weight increase in the body and increase in pressure, which gives impact on the back and especially to the lower back area. The body of pregnant woman adjusts to the change in size of belly that is expansion and the hormonal changes of pregnancy that further causes pain in the lower back, pelvis, and buttocks.
  • •Abdomen Pain: The abdomen pain is basic in pregnancy and sometimes, shooting pain occurs in this portion. The swollen nerves and the belly size leads to pain in lower abdomen.
  • •Pain in Hands: The swelling in hands and feet is common during pregnancy and further it adds to pain in fingers joints. The size of hand get varies as bracelets and watches turn tighter than normal. This swelling can also cause the problem of carpal tunnel syndrome.
  • •Leg Cramps: The muscle cramp in leg portion is the common ache that pregnant woman faces. The decreased amount of fluids in the body, and increased strain adds to the aches a pre-natal woman faces through leg cramping.


Lumbar and Pelvic Therapy

A pregnant woman can seek best advice for physical exercises from best physiotherapist in Delhi and learn correct technique to overcome or reduce the pain in lumbar and pelvic region.

Postural Assessment

Postural assessment is done and on that basis correct exercises are recommended to pre natal woman. There are various changes occurred in the posture of pregnant lady.

Pelvic Floor Exercise

Pelvic floor exercise is recommended to strengthen muscles and to overcome the pain suffered in the bones and joints area.


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