Author(s): BorgStein J, Dugan SA, Gruber J
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Abstract Sex-specific care of musculoskeletal impairments is an increasingly important topic in women's health. This is clinically relevant and of paramount importance as it pertains to diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal and peripheral neurologic disorders of pregnancy and the puerperium. It is estimated that virtually all women experience some degree of musculoskeletal discomfort during pregnancy, and 25\% have at least temporarily disabling symptoms. This review provides information on common pregnancy-related musculoskeletal conditions, including a discussion of anatomy and physiology, diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment of these disorders.
This article was published in Am J Phys Med Rehabil
and referenced in Journal of Womens Health Care