Pregnancy can cause shifts in the spine that can put pressure on the delicate discs and joints of the lower back. These postural shifts and increases in curvatures often cause pain. As the baby grows within the body, a woman’s pelvis does not always expand evenly, causing abnormal tilting. By repositioning the bones back into alignment, and restoring the body’s natural geometry, Chiropractic is the safest way to eliminate back pain caused by pregnancy.
Chiropractic Care During Pregnancy
Chiropractic care is health maintenance of the spinal column, discs, related nerves and bone geometry without drugs or surgery. It involves the art and science of adjusting misaligned joints of the body, especially of the spine, which reduces spinal nerve stress and therefore promotes health throughout the body.
There are no known contraindications to chiropractic care throughout pregnancy. All chiropractors are trained to work with women who are pregnant. Investing in the fertility and pregnancy wellness of women who are pregnant or trying to conceive is a routine care for most chiropractors.
Chiropractors that have been trained to work with pregnant women may use tables that adjust for a pregnant woman’s body, and they will use techniques… Read More
Chiropractic and Pregnancy
During the course of pregnancy, a woman’s body undergoes innumerable changes biochemically and structurally which can create postural strain and neck and back pain. A brief look at the anatomy of the spine provides insight as to why chiropractic adjustments can facilitate a healthier, more comfortable pregnancy.