Low back and pelvic pain in pregnancy

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A Cochrane Review reports that there is moderate-quality evidence for pain relief and improved functionality with acupuncture for low back and pelvic pain in pregnancy. 

I loved this quote from an editorial in the British Medical Journal:

Those caring for women with pregnancy related pelvic pain now need to press for increased availability of acupuncture.
— BMJ 2005;331:249

Please note that under national law claims of efficacy of treatment are required to be made with reference to evidence of a high standard. Traditionally acupuncture and moxibustion have been used to treat a wide variety of conditions however not all have been able to demonstrate evidence of efficacy within the constraints of clinical trials.

For further information on Chinese Medicine contact Dr Nicole Trudgeon (Chinese medicine Practitioner). Nicole is a practitioner of acupuncture and chinese herbal medicine (AHPRA registered) at her Booragoon clinic and is a Chinese Medicine Lecturer at the Endeavour College of Natural Health Perth campus.