International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 149

Full Length Research Paper

Effectiveness of physical therapy for pregnant low back pain - A literature review

M. Y. Li
  • M. Y. Li
  • Institute of Textiles and Clothing, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
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C. W. Kan
  • C. W. Kan
  • Institute of Textiles and Clothing, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
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A. S. W. Wong
  • A. S. W. Wong
  • Institute of Textiles and Clothing, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
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Y. L. Kwok
  • Y. L. Kwok
  • Institute of Textiles and Clothing, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
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J. Yip
  • J. Yip
  • Institute of Textiles and Clothing, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
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S. P. Ng
  • S. P. Ng
  • The Hong Kong Community College, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.
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T. H. T. Lao
  • T. H. T. Lao
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
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  •  Received: 09 May 2016
  •  Accepted: 22 June 2016
  •  Published: 31 August 2016

Abstract

This study aims to review recently published clinical presentation on the effectiveness and impact of current therapy for low back pain (LBP) during pregnancy. This would help to build an information background and determine the necessity for future research on the development of an effective means for reducing pregnant low back pain.

Key words: Therapy, pregnant, low back pain, review.