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    Default Lower back pain in first trimester

    Hi all,

    I'm after a bit of advice. Over the last couple of days I have noticed by lower back and butt on the left were a little sensitive. Tonight, it's so sore it's uncomfortable to walk.
    Can anyone shed some light on this? Is it normal for the first trimester and is there anything I can do or medication I can take to make me meek a bit better?
    Thanks ladies

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    I had a similar pain when pregnant and was in pain to walk. Was put down to be sciatica pain and unfortunately lasted the whole 9 months. Hope for your sake it's not that!

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    I have been experiencing the same pain. Did a google search and it seems pretty normal as hormones, ligaments etc are all changing. Lets hope it does not last long.

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    Lets hope so ladies. I have been doing some stretching exercises that I found on you tube, I guess we will have to suck it up until 12 weeks. I might get my Chiro to do some gentle manipulation after that.
    Does anyone else have any info to share?

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    I was told by my ob it was fine it's just everything stretching
    It really hurt sometimes

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    Is is a sharp stabbing pain? If so, it's probably sciatica (although my Dr told me it was normal - no it wasn't!). I started seeing a chiropractor trained in treating pregnant women & it was gone within 3 sessions. Definitely seek help, no reason to put up with it if you don't have to.

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    I've been getting sciatica pain when I do too much and I'm only 10 weeks. It sucks!

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    I had the same thing and it turned out it was just tight glute muscles causing my back to seize up a bit. Hubby did some active release therapy (ie strong pressure point massage) on my glutes and the pain went away. I have had tight hams and glutes in the past from sport and the pregnancy seemed to cause it to flare up again.

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    I'm thinking its not sciatica because its not
    Referring down my leg, and its not
    Stabbing. In saying that, I think I might be similar to last poster as
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    A history of sport and tight hammies. It does feel different to lactic acid though, it's definitely nerve related

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    I've had that too. Pain on and off in my hips, back and butt cheeks. My yoga teacher said to try standing against the wall with a tennis ball on your bum cheek where it hurts and roll it up and down across the pain. I haven't tried it yet but I will, as soon as I get a tennis ball!
    Hope it improves for you.


 

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