Muscular – Skeletal Pain During Pregnancy 

Back pain, rib pain, sciatica and symphysis

pubis pain are common in pregnancy and can all be markedly reduced with acupuncture. Research from Sweden (3) concluded that when compared to physiotherapy, acupuncture was the treatment of choice for symphysis pubis and sacroiliac pain.

3) Elden H, (2005) Ladfors l, Fagevik Olsen M, Ostaard H, Hagberg H. “Effects of acupuncture and stabilizing exercises as adjunct to standard treatment in pregnant women with pelvic girdle pain: randomised single blind controlled trail”. British Medical Journal;330(7494):761