Erica and Susan

Myth Busting – Rethinking Pregnancy-Related Pelvic Girdle Pain

May 20, 2022 | PELVIC GIRDLE PAIN | 0 comments

In this episode, we discuss the most important systemic and movement system presentations that can greatly impact this population. We cover unhelpful language, true risk factors, and functional problem-solving for these clients.

We also discuss what is really happening in the biopsychosocial approach, and especially why self-efficacy is so important.

There is usually a ten-year lag from published research to accepted practice in clinical arenas. Pelvic girdle pain in Pregnancy is no exception.

A glance at this episode:

  • [3:30] Background on Pelvic Girdle Pain
  • [9:34] What language you should be using when working with pregnant women with pelvic pain
  • [18:43] Do pelvic girdle belts work
  • [21:16] Sleep is a huge issue
  • [25:25] 3 powerful questions for pregnant patients
  • [27:47] The benefit of exercise throughout pregnancy
  • [32:27] Dispelling the myths about movement in pregnancy
  • [38:45] Finding out eating habits about your patient

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