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A 46-year-old member asked:

Will exercising help with back pain after taking epidural labor shot?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
Pain Management 15 years experience
Back pain: After pregnancy is not caused by an epidural needle but by loose ligaments in your spine caused by Progesterone and overall core muscle weakness. Exercise will help with back pain caused by weak core muscles.
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Yes it is: Especially for people how have chronic pain , people how refuse surgery and people how have problem not bad enough to have surgery.
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