Published in Women's Health Law Weekly, June 5th, 2005
Obstetrician/gynecologists in Sweden "[compared] the efficacy of standard treatment, standard treatment plus acupuncture, and standard treatment plus stabilizing exercises for pelvic girdle pain during pregnancy" in a randomized, single-blind, controlled trial."
Participants were 386 pregnant women presenting with pelvic girdle pain at one hospital and 27 maternity care centers in Gothenburg, Sweden. They were randomized to "treatment for 6 weeks with standard treatment (n=130), standard treatment plus acupuncture...
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