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pregnancy chiropractic

Chiropractic Care for Postpartum Pains

A lot of physiological and hormonal changes occur in a woman’s body during pregnancy. These changes impact the mother and unborn child. The mother’s body must slowly transition to get ready for birth.

Such changes result in things like pain, posture issues and other physical developments that chiropractic care can help with.

Chiropractic techniques for pregnancy are complemented by special tables just for pregnant women. There are many other ways chiropractors make chiropractic treatment more gentle for pregnant women. Treatment is perfectly safe while pregnant.

The following are the ways chiropractic can help during pregnancy.

Pain

Pregnancy can cause discomfort in the inner thigh, pain in the sciatic nerve and lower back, and other discomfort and numbness. Back pain is associated with weight gain during pregnancy. Chiropractic treatment is effective in relieving back pain thorough manipulation and adjustment techniques. This is important to maintain a soon-to-be mother’s health at optimal levels.

Posture

Alignment issues can occur because of the baby and belly. They cause heaviness on the spine and soft tissue. Chiropractic helps restore the body’s alignment so it can counter these changes.

Labor and Delivery

Chiropractic care can restore balance in the pelvis. This is effective for the labor and delivery process. When balanced, the pelvis is able to move and adapt to the changes that are happening. Chiropractic also helps the size and shape of the pelvic outlet and ligaments. This can result in improved labor and faster delivery.

Post-Birth

The birth process takes a physical toll on the body. After giving birth, the mother can use chiropractic care for both the baby and herself. The baby can be evaluated by a chiropractor for any damage during birth. A mother can use chiropractic care to relieve any postpartum pains.

The goal of a chiropractic care during and after pregnancy is to eliminate any misalignments and obstructions, and to improve function and overall health.