Prevalence of Back Pain in Pregnancy

@article{Ostgaard1991PrevalenceOB,
  title={Prevalence of Back Pain in Pregnancy},
  author={Hans Christian Ostgaard and Gunnar B. J. Andersson and K Karlsson},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1991},
  volume={16},
  pages={549-552}
}
The prevalence of back pain was studied in 855 pregnant women who were followed from the 12th week of pregnancy, every 2nd week, until childbirth. The 9-month period prevalence was 49%, with a point prevalence of 22-28% from the 12th week until delivery. Because 22% of the women had back pain at the 12th week of the pregnancy, the 6-month incidence was 27%. Based on pain drawings, back pain was classified into three groups: In one group, pain was localized to the sacroiliac areas and increased… Expand
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