Pregnancy Exercise for Joint Pain

Lateral Leg Raises- Lying Down
  • Prevents joint pain
  • Alleviates edema or swelling due to fluid retention 
  • Dizziness
  • Abdominal discomfort
  • Leaking fluid or bleeding from vagina
Simple techniques
    1. Warm-up by marching in place
    2. Lie on your left side, and make sure your body is in a straight line
    3. Keep your left leg bent at 90 degrees, as it will give you better stability
    4. Slowly lift your right leg up to 90 degrees
    5. Repeat the steps at least 8 times
    6. Do the same steps with the other leg too
    Gradually, you will begin to gain strength in your muscles.As you gain strength, you can add weight bands to your ankles for a tougher challenge
  • Consult your doctor before exercising
  • Avoid exercising on an empty stomach

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Sonali Shivlani

Childbirth Educator,

Sonali Shivlani is an internationally certified pregnancy, lactation and child nutrition counselor. She has worked with more than 15,000 couples and has conducted pregnancy and parenting sessions and workshops internationally. She is the Executive Director of the Pregnancy Fitness Educator Program at CAPPA International and trains candidates in the field of prenatal fitness.

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