Journal of Pain Management & Medicine

Journal of Pain Management & Medicine
Open Access

ISSN: 2684-1320

Huang Wei Ling

General Practitioner, Acupuncturist and Pain Specialist, Medical Acupuncture and Pain Management Clinic, Franca, Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • Research Article   
    How to Treat Low Back Pain in Pregnancy without Using any Antiinflammatory Medications
    Author(s): Huang Wei Ling*

    Introduction: Low back pain is a common muscle-skeletal disorder affecting 80% of the population. It is very common in pregnancy, and acupuncture is a well know treatment for pregnant women searching for back pain relief. Aim: Demonstrate that it is possible to treat low back pain in pregnancy without using anti-inflammatory medications. Methods: M.T.F., female, 40, primiparous, 8-month pregnant. On January 30, 2013, her left leg began to hurt at the thigh near her buttocks, which made it difficult for her to walk. As it was the end of the afternoon, she assumed it was because she had not rested enough. She laid down, and when she tried to get up, she could not walk and the pain was very strong. The patient decided not to take any anti-inflammatory or pain medication, due to the pregnancy. She started a treatment with .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2684-1320.20.6.137

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