Treatment of pregnancy-related pelvic girdle and/or low back pain after delivery design of a randomized clinical trial within a comprehensive prognostic cohort study [ISRCTN08477490]
- Pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain and its relationship with relaxin levels during pregnancy: a systematic review. Aldabe, Daniela; Ribeiro, Daniel; Milosavljevic, Stephan; Bussey, Melanie // European Spine Journal;Sep2012, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p1769
Purpose: The present systematic review assessed the level of evidence for the association between relaxin levels and pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain (PPGP) during pregnancy. Methods: PRISMA guidelines were followed to conduct this systematic review. Electronic search was carried out using...
- Altered hip and trunk muscle function in individuals with patellofemoral pain. Cowan, S. M.; Crossley, K. M.; Bennell, K. L. // British Journal of Sports Medicine;Aug2009, Vol. 43 Issue 8, p584
Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the role of hip muscles in patellofemoral pain (PFP), specifically by investigating neuromotor control, strength and range of motion of the hip muscles. Design: Cross-sectional. Setting: University laboratory. Patients: Ten participants...
- Obstetric Traces. // British Medical Journal;9/20/1975, Vol. 3 Issue 5985, p665
Focuses on the changes of the pelvic bones due to pregnancy. Assessment on the fecundity, generation length and the rates of population increase; Emphasis on the alterations of the iliac preauricular groove; Study on prehistoric Polynesian skeletons.
- Effects of acupuncture and stabilizing exercises as adjunct to standard treatment in pregnant women with pelvic girdle pain: randomized single blind controlled trial. Elden, Helen; Ladfors, Lars; Fagevik Olsen, Monika; Ostgaard, Hans-Christian; Hagberg, Henrik // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);4/2/2005, Vol. 330 Issue 7494, p761
Objectives To compare the efficacy of standard treatment, standard treatment plus acupuncture, and standard treatment plus stabilising exercises for pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy. Design Randomized single blind controlled trial. Settings East Hospital, Gothenburg, and 27 maternity care...
- Efficacy of cryoanalgesia in decreasing pain during second trimester genetic amniocentesis: a randomized trial. Hanprasertpong, Tharangrut; Kor-anantakul, Ounjai; Prasartwanakit, Visit; Leetanaporn, Roengsak; Suntharasaj, Thitima; Suwanrath, Chitkasaem // Archives of Gynecology & Obstetrics;Sep2012, Vol. 286 Issue 3, p563
Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of cryoanalgesia in decreasing the degree of pain sensation during second trimester genetic amniocentesis. Materials and methods: We performed a prospective randomized study comparing the anticipated and actual pain before and after second trimester...
- Treatment of pain reduces agitation in patients with dementia. // Australian Journal of Pharmacy;Dec2011, Vol. 92 Issue 1099, p77
The article discusses a cluster randomised controlled trial to determine whether a systematic approach to the treatment of pain can reduce agitation in people with moderate to severe dementia living in nursing homes.
- Protect your pelvis. Harding, Anne // Baby Talk;Oct2004, Vol. 69 Issue 8, p83
Presents tips in keeping pelvic in top shape during and after pregnancy. Benefits of kegels exercise; Technique in massaging the pelvic; Foods to eat to avoid constipation.
- Etiology and prognosis of pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain; design of a longitudinal study. Bastiaanssen, Janneke M.; de Bie, Rob A.; Bastiaenen, Caroline H. G.; Heuts, Annie; Kroese, Mariëlle E. A. L.; Essed, Gerard G. M.; van den Brandt, Piet A. // BMC Public Health;2005, Vol. 5, p1
Background: Absence of knowledge of pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain (PPGP) has prompted the start of a large cohort study in the Netherlands. The objective of this study was to investigate the prevalence and incidence of PPGP, to identify risk factors involved in the onset and to determine...
- Pregnancy-related pelvic girdle pain: an update. Kanakaris, Nikolaos K.; Roberts, Craig S.; Giannoudis3, Peter V. // BMC Medicine;2011, Vol. 9 Issue 1, p15
A large number of scientists from a wide range of medical and surgical disciplines have reported on the existence and characteristics of the clinical syndrome of pelvic girdle pain during or after pregnancy. This syndrome refers to a musculoskeletal type of persistent pain localised at the...