This is sometimes called pelvic girdle pain
It includes symphysis pubis dysfunciton (S.P.D.), sacro-iliac joint pain or back or hip pain during pregnancy. As you go through pregnancy, your ligaments get looser to prepare for the birth. This can cause uneven movement or strain on the pelvis area. Other symptoms are limping or a waddling walk.
We would do a full assessment of the back, pelvis and hip area to find the cause of the pain. Treatment may involve manual therapy, strengthening exercises, postural advice and sometimes we would prescribe a pelvic support belt. Sometimes the pain can settle after a day or so, but if it is not resolving, make an appointment to see Mariola or Linda, our pregnancy physiotherapists.