Effect of Leg Elevation versus Water Immersion on Leg Edema in Third Trimester of Pregnancy

  title={Effect of Leg Elevation versus Water Immersion on Leg Edema in Third Trimester of Pregnancy},
  author={Dr. Nahed Fikry Hassan Khedr and Dr. Reda Hemida},
  • Dr. Nahed Fikry Hassan Khedr, Dr. Reda Hemida
  • Published 2016
Background: lower extremities edema is a common complain during pregnancy and associated with daily activity limitations. Common intervention to reduce edema includes leg elevation and immersion in water which represents potential interventions to eliminate or minimize some of the functional limitations associated with legs edema during pregnancy. Aim of study: this study aimed to evaluate effect of leg elevation versus water immersion on leg edema in third trimester of pregnancy. Setting: This… CONTINUE READING


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