Connect Physical Therapy recommends "Heal Pelvic Pain", a book by Amy Stein, PT.
This is an insightful and easy-toread book that offers tools and exercises for pelvic pain using strengthening, stretching and relaxation, manual therapy, biofeedback, massage, heat and cold, and other physical therapy treatments.
Chief complaint: 6/10 low back pain and pubic pain from 7 months ago after delivering second child naturally; right leg pain started after fall down the stairs couple of weeks ago
Past Medical History: Bed rest during pregnancy, pubic symphysis separation during and after pregnancy, walking with the use of a walker for 2 weeks post-partum
Treatment: Gentle core muscle strengthening, ergonomic instruction on proper bending and lifting techniques for childcare, manual therapy to trunk and pelvic restrictions, trunk and leg stretching, sacroiliac belt fitting, postural education, and correction for abdominal diastasis (separation of abdominal muscles during pregnancy
Results: 2/10 low back pain, and 1/10 pubic pain after 6 physical therapy visits