The Prevention of Low Back Pain during Pregnancy

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สุรีพร ศรีโพธิ์อุ่น ปราณี ธีรโสภณ

Abstract

Lower back pain during pregnancy is a frequently reported cause of discomfort due to


physiological and hormonal changes that can affect everyday life of pregnant women. It also affects


their abilities to function including health status during antepartum, delivery and postpartum period


resulting slow movement, sleep disturbance and chronic back pain in postpartum period. These


problems decrease the quality of life of pregnant women and can increase the use of sick leave,


inability to perform function and worsen their family’s economic situation. Lower back pain


during pregnancy can be prevented or relieved with health education about appropriate posture,


exercise and back muscle massage. The objective of this article was to present information about


th prevalence, effect, and correlative factors that induce low back pain during pregnancy and


methods for the prevention or relieve of lower back pain during pregnancy. This information can


serve as guidelines for the prevention or relieve of lower back pain during pregnancy, so that


pregnant woman can live with happiness and improved quality of life.

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ศรีโพธิ์อุ่นส, ธีรโสภณป. The Prevention of Low Back Pain during Pregnancy. Nursing Journal of The Ministry of Public Health [Internet]. 30Apr.2018 [cited 23Jul.2018];28(1):13-5. Available from: https://www.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/tnaph/article/view/121197
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