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She should ask her OB to refer a musculoskeletal physiotherapist. who will tell her how she exercises to strengthen her pelvic floor, tummy muscles and back. About 50% of people will feel better within 10 days to two weeks. She should take acetaminophen (Tylenol) as a pain medication which is safe during pregnancy. Apply a heat or an ice pack to the painful area. When sitting, use a small bolster cushion or a rolled-up towel behind your back to support your spine. Don't lift anything heavy.