Posted by Dr Vitalis Acupuncture in acupuncture, back pain, cochrane, pain relief, pregnancy
Researchers from Cochrane collaboration reviewed research on various therapies available to relieve back pain during pregnancy. The researchers confirmed that stabilizing exercises and acupuncture were better than usual care alone for relieving pelvic pain. Among women with both back and pelvic pain, there was evidence that acupuncture was more effective than physical therapy.
SOURCE: Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2007, Issue 2.