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stabilize

[′stā·bə‚līz]
(textiles)
To treat a fabric to prevent it from shrinking and stretching.
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The main finding 'was that acupuncture or stabilising exercises as an adjunct to standard treatment offer clear advantages over standard treatment (in pregnant women) alone .
Nevertheless, given the nil benefits obtained by the standard treatment (consistent with earlier reported studies) along with the significant improvements in pain relief obtained by the acupuncture and stabilising exercise groups, these two treatments likely have more benefits to offer than just as adjuncts.
Practitioners in other modalities should consider referral to appropriate practitioners so that stabilising exercise and/or acupuncture may be incorporated into the treatment of pelvic girdle pain, at least as an adjunct.