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Old 06-11-2008, 05:07 PM   #2
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Re: Chronic Back Pain..

I believe most doctors do not allow aspirin or motrin when you become pregnant so you might want to check that out. Maybe an antidepressent ?

Instead of meds, you could try:

*swimming pool
*cold packs
*heating pad
*biofreeze/caspician creme/ben gay/icy hot (check to make sure all ingredients are okay for pregnant women)
*physical therapy - stretching
*tens unit
*relaxation tapes
*practice good posture
*watch pregnancy weight gain overall
*natural herbs - talk to your doctor

Hope this helps