Pregnancy induced musculoskeletal problems Gebelikte görülen kas iskelet sistemi problemleri

Ay S.

Romatizma, vol.23, no.2, pp.56-59, 2008 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 23 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: Romatizma
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.56-59
  • Keywords: Musculoskeletal changes, Pain, Pregnancy
  • Lokman Hekim University Affiliated: No


Many physiological changes occur in the body of the pregnant, women. One of them is the changes of the musculoskeletal system. During pregnacy because of the increase in size and weight of the gravid uterus, postural changes that cause functional changes occur in the related muscles. Pre-existing musculoskeletal dysfunctions may be aggravated and new problems may be created by these changes. The earlier musculoskeletal system disorder diagnosis in pregnancy, the better the chance of succesful management of the condition.