Do You Need Physical Therapy During Pregnancy?


Pregnancy doesn’t mean you have to tolerate back ache, pelvic girdle pain and any other pregnancy related problem.


A pregnant woman’s body goes through enormous changes which can affect overall daily activity. In some women, it is normally accepted process but in some cases, it is quite more than that. Most common kinds of discomfort observed in pregnancy are:

  • Back pain
  • Leg cramps
  • Neck pain
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Symphysis pubis problem
  • Sacroiliac joint disorder
  • Sciatica

Physiotherapy plays a key factor in enhancing a pregnant woman’s health. It helps in dealing with various kinds of problems during this period and leading to a happier, healthy, problem free pregnancy and beyond.

Physiotherapy treatment enhances the body’s mobility, thereby resulting in a much smoother pregnancy and labor.

During pregnancy physiotherapy helps the body deal with issues related to mobility, musculature, circulation and respiration.

Physiotherapy management

There are several techniques used in physiotherapy to improve the health of pregnant women. Such as:

  • Postural education
  • Breathing exercise
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Strengthening of pelvic floor
  • Strengthening of abdominal muscles.
  • Stretching exercise

To further know the details of how to perform various physiotherapy techniques, contact us on 01244646291 or you can also write us for a free consultation:

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