Back Pain In Late Pregnancy Clears After 2 Treatments
03 Sep 2012 by Russell Visser
Mrs O presented at 36 weeks pregnant with a 2 month history of left back pain causing difficulty with
On assessment Mrs O was a well looking 34 year old with a good range of back and hip movement. Neurodynamic testing was clear. She was sore when transferring her weight onto her left leg. She was tender over the left sacro iliac joint and had gluteal muscle guarding when shifting her weight.
Mrs O improved within 2 treatments with a gluteal muscle releases combined with hip extension in side lying and weight transference in standing. At the end of her second visit she was walking
This demonstrates a dramatic and durable improvement by carefully assessing and treating the primary driver of Mrs O’s pain which was overactivity and guarding in the left gluteal muscles.