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Chiropractic Care during Pregnancy?

Pregnancy is a beautiful and exciting time in woman’s life! It is a special experience & we want all women to be able to enjoy the process with comfort and good health. Chiropractic doctors enhance the body’s ability to naturally adapt to the many changes that occur during pregnancy. Chiropractic care is safe & very important for the maintaining optimal health of both the mother and child.

Our nervous system & our brain control every function in our body. Our nerves stem from our spinal cord, which is protected by our spine. Throughout life & sometimes due to specific situations, the bones of the spine might move or misalign, which are known as subluxations. These subluxations put pressure on our nerves, causing stress on our body and the specific area in which that nerve flows to.

Many physical changes occur throughout pregnancy, sometimes on a daily basis! As the baby starts to develop & hormones fluctuate, a woman’s posture and movement patterns will become abnormal in order to compensate for the change in center of gravity.

These changes of pregnancy are normal, yet they place excessive stress on the spine, thus subluxations can occur.

Common issues during Pregnancy include: Pregnancy photo

  • Tension Headaches
  • Low Back Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Nausea/Vomiting
  • Carpel Tunnel Syndrome
  • Bell’s Palsy
  • Coccydynia

Many women feel that they must stop or avoid chiropractic treatment when they become pregnant. In truth, regular adjustments can make pregnancy less stressful, decrease the common conditions associated (as described above) by realigning the spine & pelvis. The Webster Technique is a specific chiropractic protocol that alleviates pain & discomfort for pregnant women. It involves a specific sacral adjustment to realign the mother’s pelvis and restore proper nervous system function.

Chiropractic care during Pregnancy Benefits:

  • Improved comfort overall for the woman throughout pregnancy
  • Improved nervous system functioning of both the mother & child, leading to optimal growth of the baby
  • Improved mother’s sense of well-being & functioning, through both pregnancy & labor
  • Relief of back & neck pain
  • Decreased rates of C-Sections
  • Decreased intervention during the baby’s labor
  • Lowered pain during delivery
  • Less total labor time

All of these benefits are due to chiropractic adjustments removing the stress from the spine & nervous system. A healthy baby is dependent on a
healthy mother!

Improve your health during pregnancy & improve the health of your baby as well with chiropractic!

Dr. Senz is an ICPA certified Pediatric Chiropractor as well as Webster Technique Certified.

We would love to help your growing family!

Call our office at 440-639-1100 for your complimentary consultation with Dr. Senz.