Dysmenorrhea (Menstrual Pain)

Dysmenorrhea is trobbing, aching cramps in lower belly just before and during menstruation.

For some women, the pain is so severe that it affects their daily activities for several days a month.

How Physiotherapy Helps?

1. Electrotherapy

Hot pack and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) helps to reduce cramps and relieve pain on lower belly and lower back.

2. Soft Tissue Manipulation

Soft tissue manipulation / massage helps in relaxation and lighten premenstrual syndrome (PMS) such as migrane and low back pain.

3. Stretching Exercise

Abdominal and lower back stretching helps to loosen structure around pelvic and reduce cramps.

4. Core Activation

Core strengthening provides better lumbar stabilization to prevent radiating pain to lower back during menstruation.

Article by

Chong Jing Yi


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