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Balance & motor control in pregnancy related Pelvic Girdle Pain

Pregnancy related pelvic girdle pain (PGP) can develop into a chronic pain condition years after giving birth. Main complaints in these women are specific activities in daily life like walking stairs, standing on 1 leg. This PhD study will explore the differences in motor control in healthy post partum women and women with PGP remaining years after giving birth. Furthermore, it will be studied which alterations in the motor cortex of the brain are associated with these changes in motor control and how to clinically manage these motor control problems.

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Launch Date: 2017

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