The Maternity Sacroiliac Pelvic Belt provides a safe and effective way to reduce pregnancy related pain commonly referred to as pelvic girdle pain (PGP) or pubis symphysis dysfunction (PSD)
As many as 80% of pregnant women experience pelvic and lower back pain, especially during the third trimester. The pain can range from minor aches to a consistent searing sensation that can make going about daily tasks a challenge. In severe cases, expectant mother can be bedridden.
Cause of pelvic instability
Pelvic instability frequently affects pregnant women because the hormone designed to make the pelvis widen in preparation for childbirth (relaxin) is released too early during pregnancy, as a result the pelvis becomes unstable causing pain and discomfort.
It usually corrects after baby is born however your gynecologist or physiotherapist will recommend a maternity sacroiliac pelvic support belt, plus specialized exercises to help manage the painful symptoms.