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Article Number - 40B78E759992


Vol.8(7), pp. 55-60 , August 2016
DOI: 10.5897/IJNM2016.0215
ISSN: 2141-2456



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

Copyright © 2016 Author(s) retain the copyright of this article.
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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.

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APA Li, M. Y., Kan, C. W., Wong, A. S. W., Kwok, Y. L., Yip, J., Ng, S. P., & Lao, T. H. T. (2016). Effectiveness of physical therapy for pregnant low back pain - A literature review. International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, 8(7), 55-60.
Chicago M. Y. Li, C. W. Kan, A. S. W. Wong, Y. L. Kwok, J. Yip, S. P. Ng and T. H. T. Lao. "Effectiveness of physical therapy for pregnant low back pain - A literature review." International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery 8, no. 7 (2016): 55-60.
MLA M. Y. Li, et al. "Effectiveness of physical therapy for pregnant low back pain - A literature review." International Journal of Nursing and Midwifery 8.7 (2016): 55-60.
   
DOI 10.5897/IJNM2016.0215
URL http://academicjournals.org/journal/IJNM/article-abstract/40B78E759992

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