Pelvic girdle pain (PGP) in pregnancy occurs in about 20% of women and can occur at any stage of pregnancy. It can involve the sacroiliac joint at the back or pubic symphysis pain at the front. It also can occasionally present as lower back pain, referred leg pain or lower abdominal pain. This must be a new onset pain, not a recurrence of a pre-existing lower back or pelvic pain.
We all know someone who suffers from arthritis, hence it won’t come as a surprise when we say that Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis. With such an aging population Osteoarthritis will continue to become more prevalent. Therefore, how we manage this becomes even more important.
Since 2007, 46% of motor vehicle claims have had whiplash as one of their injuries. t’s estimated that 30-50% of these claims will report chronic or persistent symptoms (> 3 months). While there is an abundance of research being conducted into whiplash there is often a variance between the magnitude of injury and the resulting pain or disability.