Water-gymnastics reduced the intensity of back/low back pain in pregnant women.

  title={Water-gymnastics reduced the intensity of back/low back pain in pregnant women.},
  author={M Kihlstrand and B Stenman and Staffan J Nilsson and O. E. Axelsson},
  journal={Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica},
  volume={78 3},
OBJECTIVE To investigate if water-gymnastics during pregnancy may reduce the intensity of back/low back pain and the number of days on sick-leave. METHODS A prospective, randomized study. One hundred and twenty-nine women were randomized to participate in water-gymnastics once a week during the second half of pregnancy and 129 were randomized to a control group. The women in both groups filled in questionnaires in gestational weeks 18, 34 and within the first postpartum week. Every day from… CONTINUE READING

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