Table of contents for Relieving pelvic pain during and after pregnancy : how women can heal chronic pelvic instability / Cecile C.M. Ráeost ; with contributions from Christine Buttinger ... [et al.].

Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.


Counter
Contents
Important Note	6
Contents	7
Foreword	9
	10
Acknowledgments	11
Part 1: For the Patient	12
Anna's Story	12
Introduction	13
Chapter 1: What Is Pelvic Instability?	14
Relationships	15
Chapter 2: How Do You Recognize Pelvic Instability?	16
Characteristics of Pelvic Instability	16
Test Yourself	17
Chapter 3: What Causes Pelvic Instability?	19
Hormones	19
The Pelvis Out of Balance	19
The Sacrum	20
The Tailbone	21
Chapter 4: Anxiety Is a Poor Source of Advice	22
Vision of a Social Worker	23
Chapter 5: Listen to Your Body	26
Chapter 6: Basic Rules	28
Chapter 7: Bringing Your Pelvis under Control	29
Correcting and Stabilizing the Pelvis	29
Symmetry Exercises	30
Stabilization Exercises	32
Chapter 8: Sitting, Standing, and Lying Down	34
Sitting	34
Standing	36
Lying Down	36
Chapter 9: At-Home Exercises	38
Exercise Program	38
Chapter 10: What's the Best Way to Move?	42
Daily Activities	42
Taking Care of Your Child	45
Chapter 11: Delivery	48
Chapter 12: Useful Movements	50
Tips	50
Chapter 13: What Happens Next?	52
During the Pregnancy	52
After the Delivery	53
Part II: For the Therapist	55
Chapter 14: Pelvic Instability or Pelvic Pain?	56
Chapter 15: Analysis	57
Research 1 (n=140)	57
Research 2 (n=130)	59
Chapter 16: Pelvic Pain	62
Risk Factors	62
The Pelvis During Pregnancy	64
Chapter 17: The First Consultation	67
Introduction	67
Case History	67
Inspection	70
Functional Hip/SI-Joint (Carried out to the Pain Threshold)	71
Physiotherapy Diagnosis	73
Chapter 18: Therapy	74
Introduction	74
Treatment	75
Compression of the SI Joints	77
Chapter 19: Delivery	80
Chapter 20: Fitness Advice	81
Chapter 21: Prognosis	83
References	84
About the Author	85
Index	86

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Pelvic pain -- Treatment.
Pregnancy.