Hormonal and physiological changes during pregnancy may result in musculoskeletal problems and pain. Many changes can occur during pregnancy, your joints and muscles loosen due to the release of certain hormones. You may undergo certain changes to your posture and some of your body parts may adapt to these new changes. Some of the common musculoskeletal issues include the following low back pain, pelvic girdle pain, transient osteoporosis of the hip, hand and wrist pain, muscle cramps, disc herniations, and foot pain.
Dr. Rathna Nuti is a board-certified family medicine and sports medicine specialist. She is an expert in the treatment of women with musculoskeletal problems during pregnancy and is commited to helping her patients relieve pain and improve function. For more information and appointments, please call her office at .