Back and/or Pelvic Pain

Back and Pelvic Pain

Back and pelvic pain is common in pregnancy and the incidence increases as the pregnancy advances. It can begin to interfere with work, daily activities and sleep. Pain can be felt in the lower sacral area, through the hips, in the hip flexors and occasionally on the symphysis. Acupuncture is a safe and effective treatment for pain during pregnancy when performed by a Registered Acupuncturist who has training in obstetrics.Acupuncture has shown in research to be superior to standard treatment and physiotherapy in relieving pelvic pain in pregnancy.