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Helping with lower back pain

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#1 Oh My......

Posted 15 December 2012 - 11:12 AM


I am after some ideas on helping with lower back pain? I tried showers and bath.

#2 Natttmumm

Posted 15 December 2012 - 11:14 AM

Heat packs?

#3 Moulla

Posted 15 December 2012 - 11:25 AM

Sit in a chair to unstack and stack the dishwasher (need a bit of bench space next to dishwasher). Squat instead of bend down. Have your DH pick up kids/babies for you as much as possible. Kegels apparently! R&R

#4 babaganoush

Posted 15 December 2012 - 11:29 AM

I found sleeping with a pillow under my knees made a massive difference.  So much so that I still sleep like that 6 years later.  Give it a try for  a few night.  Can't hurt!  original.gif

#5 Oma Desala

Posted 15 December 2012 - 02:04 PM

Fisiocrem is a good topical pain relief cream that is safe during pregnancy. It has been my saving grace along with massage and acupuncture. I can only find it in health food stores, not chemists.

#6 Tinned asparagus

Posted 15 December 2012 - 02:29 PM

Discuss with your health professionals, but my OB recommended taking fish oil for baby brain development, and a happy side effect was a reduction in back pain.

Also, if you can, see a womens health physio.

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