Low back pain during pregnancy: prevalence, risk factors, and outcomes.

  title={Low back pain during pregnancy: prevalence, risk factors, and outcomes.},
  author={S M Wang and Peggy Dezinno and Inna Maranets and Michael R. Berman and Alison A Caldwell-Andrews and Zeev N. Kain},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={104 1},
OBJECTIVE To estimate the severity of the low back pain (LBP) during pregnancy, including prevalence, risk factors, impact on daily living, and health provider management. METHODS An anonymous survey consisting of 36 questions was distributed to pregnant women participating in various prenatal care clinics and educational classes in New Haven County, Connecticut. A total of 950 surveys was returned from May 2002 through October 2003. At each site, a researcher was available each week to… CONTINUE READING

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