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Pregnancy Care

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Dr. Sal  has had a lot of experience treating pregnant patients in the South Bay and is very educated in the subject. He received special training In Europe, while in graduate school and working with other health care practitioners.

Low back pain occurs in the area of the lumbar vertebrae in your lower back, and back of your hip, in the buttock area. Some women have symptoms of both types of low back pain.

You might also have pain that radiates to your legs in which case it is likely to be Sciatica. Sitting or standing for long periods of time and lifting usually make it worse, and it tends to be more intense at the end of the day.

It is very common during pregnancy and is due to compression of the nerves between the lower vertebrae. You should not ignore those issues says Dr. Sal as it will most likely worsen and cause a lot of discomfort.

Additionally, the pain does not always subside soon after delivery of the baby. Over the six-week period following delivery, the pelvic ligaments don’t regain their rigidity and this results in instability.

Conservative treatments:

  • Pregnancy Massage relieves the pain tremendously and safely.
  • Specific soft tissue techniques together with specific strengthening exercises will restore proper function in the lower back
  • Spinal decompression and gentle manipulations of the lower back or of the pelvis has provided relief and restored function for 91% of patients.