Musculoskeletal Health in Pregnancy and Postpartum: An Evidence-Based Guide for Clinicians

Musculoskeletal Health in Pregnancy and Postpartum: An Evidence-Based Guide for Clinicians


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783319143187
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Publication date: 04/05/2015
Edition description: 2015
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

About the Author

Colleen M. Fitzgerald, MD, MS, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA

Neil A. Segal, MD, MS, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS, USA

Table of Contents

Musculoskeletal Anatomic, Gait, and Balance Changes in Pregnancy and Risk for Falls.- Hormonal Influence on the Neuromusculoskeletal System in Pregnancy.- Musculoskeletal Imaging in the Pregnant and Postpartum Patient.- Diagnosis of Pelvic Girdle Pain.- Treatment, Bracing and Modalities in Pelvic Girdle Pain.- Neural Injury during Pregnancy and Childbirth.- Interventional Procedures for Musculoskeletal Pain in Pregnancy and Postpartum: Efficacy and Safety.- Hip Disorders in Pregnancy.- Upper Limb Issues in Pregnancy and Postpartum: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis.- Labor and Delivery Considerations: Pubic Symphysis Separation, Fractures Associated with Transient Osteoporosis of Pregnancy, Sacral Stress Fractures and Coccydynia/Coccyx Fracture.- Pelvic Floor Injury and Consequences.- Pelvic Floor Myofascial Pain and Dysfunction.- Pelvic Pain after Cesarean Section.- Pharmacological Treatment of Musculoskeletal Conditions during Pregnancy and Lactation.- Exercise in Pregnancy and Postpartum.- Epilogue: Where to go from here…Future Research.

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