Chiropractic is widely known to be an effective treatment for general back pain, but did you know it is also beneficial for pregnant women? The mother’s body undergoes a myriad of changes during pregnancy to accommodate the growing baby and to prepare for giving birth. During pregnancy, it is even more vital than usual for the woman’s nervous system to be functioning properly to optimize the body most effectively.
The sudden growth of the belly changes the woman’s posture. As the pelvis softens and spreads to accommodate the baby, it can become out of alignment. In some cases, this can affect the baby’s position making delivery more difficult or even lead to a c-section.
These are just a few of the reasons that women often have pain during pregnancy. But pregnant women shouldn’t suffer needlessly! Chiropractic care can help minimize and even alleviate the pain and discomfort associated with pregnancy. Some of the benefits of prenatal chiropractic care include:
Chiropractic care is safe throughout pregnancy. All chiropractors have been trained to treat pregnant women through the various stages of pregnancy. Techniques are modified as needed to provide the best results while keeping mom and baby safe and comfortable.