NEW

208-7337 MacLeod Trail SW, Calgary, AB

Call: (403) 234-0040

Blog


How Do You Know You Have Whiplash?

Does Acupuncture Really Work? 5 Common Myths Busted

Conditioning to Prevent Elbow Injury

Not-So-Funny Bone: Tips for Preventing Tennis & Golfer’s Elbow

Treating and Preventing Soccer Injuries

How to Prevent Shin Splints

Tips for After Knee Replacement Surgery

Dealing with Chronic Pain

What is a Tommy John Surgery?

How to Manage and Treat Your Hip Pain

Tips for Reducing Back Pain During Pregnancy

Tips for Avoiding Injury While Lifting Weights

Preventing and Treating Common Summer Sports Injuries in Calgary

Is Warming Up Before Exercise Necessary?

Proper Office Chair Posture

High Heels & Your Health

Chiropractic Care for the Elderly

Benefits of Massage Therapy

Common Hockey Injuries & Treatment

Dealing with Ankle Pain

Runner’s Knee

Contact Sports Injuries

Tips to Reduce Back Pain

Managing Chronic Pain

Tips for Preventing Sports Injuries

Low Intensity Laser Therapy

What Is Orthotics?

Tips to Help Avoid Arthritis Pain

Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy

Shockwave & Cold Laser Therapy

Back Pain Relief & Prevention

Sciatica Symptoms

Lower Back Pain Treatments

Back Pain in the Office

Back Strengthening & Cost Savings

Spinal Manipulation for Chronic Neck Pain

Pelvic Stabilization for Exercise

Reducing Back Pain for the Elderly

Resistance Exercise & Bone Turnover

Muscle Changes After Surgery

Reduce Chronic Back Pain with Rehabilitation

Strengthening for Low Back Pain

Effects of Exercise on Chronic Back Pain

Exercise Preventing Spinal Surgery

Effective Back Rehab

What Can a HydroMassage® Do for You?

Appointments - Contact Us

Tips for Reducing Back Pain During Pregnancy

Reducing back pain during pregnancy

Pregnancy is an amazing time for a woman. It’s a beautiful and rewarding period that can be accompanied by a host of less rewarding side-effects. Your growing baby is healthy and hearty, but the baby’s weight can put a major strain on your back. During the second half of pregnancy, the majority of women will experience some back pain. You don’t have to suffer through it, though. Learn more about back pain during pregnancy by reading below and visit your spine clinic in Calgary to receive massage therapy or other personalized solutions to ease your discomfort.



Experiencing Back Pain While Pregnant? Learn More and Find Relief


Your body is going through a lot of changes while pregnant. Don’t let back pain be a change that sticks with you after the baby is born. Learn more about the causes of lower back pain and follow these tips. You can also call your local Calgary pain clinic for advice.



  • Understand the Causes – The extra weight gained during pregnancy is healthy and normal, but the spine still has to adapt to carrying it. Weight gain is a common cause of lower back pain. Posture changes that come with a growing belly and changing centre of gravity can also lead to back strain. Just like a sore back can be caused by menstruation, hormone changes during pregnancy can also create tenderness. Muscle separation as the uterus expands may also heighten pain in the back. The stress associated with pregnancy can also cause tension, so try to relax as much as possible.

  • Exercise – Exercises such as walking, swimming and using a stationary bicycle can increase muscle strength and flexibility. An active lifestyle can also help reduce stress. Talk to your doctor before drastically changing your level of activity.

  • Temperature Treatment – Many women find relief from applying heat or cold to the area of their back that is sore. Cold compresses can be applied for 20 minutes at a time, and after a few days, you can switch to applying heat. Don’t apply heat to your abdomen and speak to your doctor before beginning treatment.

  • Visit the Chiropractor – Manipulation of the spine by a trained chiropractor can be an effective and safe option for both lower and upper back pain. Speak to your doctor and the team of experts at Alberta Neck and Back Rehab who can provide you with a consultation and personalized care.



Get Massage Therapy During Pregnancy at Our Calgary Pain Clinic


Our team of professionals want to make you as comfortable as possible for the duration of your pregnancy – and afterwards! If you need assistance with pain management in Calgary and want safe, reliable and friendly service, contact Alberta Back and Neck Rehab & Sports Injuries Clinic today. Whether it is a recent development or an old injury causing you grief, we offer personalized treatment to help you recover faster. We are experts in pain relief and can get your back feeling better as your baby grows.



Find relief from your back pain today. Call us at 403-234-0040 or contact us online to schedule an appointment.

Line
Created by

Legal notice